Current Local Time in Kyiv, Ukraine
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Time in Kiev
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It is very important to know the exact time in Kiev – so you will never be late for an important meeting, even if there are crazy traffic jams. Just make sure your gadgets changed the time zone in your phone in time; if your phone does not offer such a function automatically, change it yourself.
Take to comparing the exact time in Kiev online and the one on your mechanical watch! After all, it is known that over time the mechanism fails, and you may not even notice it. And so you will always have the opportunity to fix the wrist watch on time and be punctual.
In summer Kiev is in UTC+3 time zone; in winter it is UTC+2. That is, it is 2 or 3 hours from Greenwich respectively. It is interesting that Kiev time zone coincides with same of Helsinki, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Athens, Chisinau, Sofia, Tallinn, Vilnius, etc.
UTC is coordinated universal time; it is the standard society uses to regulate the clock. In the world there are 24 time zones, designated from UTC-12 to UTC+12. The abbreviation UTC arose in 1970 by combining the English and French versions of the new time scale name. Then the International Telecommunication Union decided that the suggested English CUT (Coordinated Universal Time) and the French TUC (Temps Universel Coordonné) were not suitable. The golden mean was recognized by UTC.
Check the exact time in Kiev and you will always be in the right place at the right time!
Kiev is beautiful at any time of the year. Having visited the capital of Ukraine in the spring, you will feel that wonderful harmony of nature and architecture Kiev is so famous for. April is the month when trees and lawns start to turn green, and magnolia flowers blossom in botanical gardens, even earlier than the foliage. However, many believe that it is even better to visit our city in May, when chestnuts and lilacs are in bloom…
In excessively warm days, the people of Kiev find salvation not only by the water. The city drowning in the greenery offers much shady coolness.
It is also worth visiting Kiev in September-October. Hills surrounding Dnipro, numerous parks and squares will conquer you with the riot of colors of the autumn palette…
Explor Kyiv with a local, take a private tour by Guide me UA:
- Kiev General Tour – the best start to get to know the city, for those who is here for the first time.
- Kiev Pechersk Lavra – the must-see sight of Kiev, the first monastery of Kyiv, full of legends.
- World War II Tour – the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War with 102 meters high Motherland Monument.
- Gastro Tour – for foodies who are interested in Ukrainian cuisine.
- Full day Tour – a mix of Old Town, Kiev Pechersk Lavra and the Museum of War.
- Mezhyhirya Tour – tour out of the city. New outstanding attraction and the symbol of corruption.
- Podil Tour – mysterious and cozy tour for those who like cute paths and old buildings.
- Street Art Tour – if you want to look at Kiev from a different angle.
- Kiev Bar Crawl – the best option for partygoers, because our beautiful lady guide will bring you to the hot spots of Kiev nightlife.
Winter has its charm. If you are lucky enough to find yourself in snowy Kiev in sunny and frosty weather, its landscape, equally naked and decorated, will conquer you with its splendor…
At this stage of its development the city of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, is:
Political and administrative center of the state, the location of:
– the residence of the Head of State – the President of Ukraine;
– the Supreme Council (Verkhovna Rada) of Ukraine;
– the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine;
– the Constitutional Court of Ukraine;
– other central governmental authorities.
The economic center of Ukraine
The powerful economic potential of country is also situated in Kiev; it consists of diversified industry, construction complex, developed system of utilities, vehicles, modern communication systems and the like.
More than 485 large industrial enterprises, as well as thousands of small and joint ventures, construction organizations, transport and communications organizations, and the like are located and functioning in Kyiv.
The economic development of Kiev, the expansion of foreign economic relations contributes to its position at the crossroads of numerous transport routes: water, rail, road, air. Recently, Kiev is being transformed into a large air transport unit at accelerated pace. Within the city, the airport “Kiev” (Zhuliany) operates, and at an insignificant distance one finds the biggest international airport in the country – Boryspil.
Spiritual, scientific-educational, cultural, historical center of Ukraine
In Kiev, there are a lot of historical, cultural and architectural monuments, which are carefully guarded by the city authorities and continuously restored and renovated. The capital of Ukraine has more institutions of science, education, culture and art than other cities of our state.
The city is one of the largest scientific centers in Europe. The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and most of its institutes, many of which have world-famous scientific schools, 277 independent research centers and 38 independent design organizations, as well as 18 leading universities of Ukraine are located in Kyiv. There are 457 general educational institutions in Kyiv.
The capital of Ukraine has a great cultural potential: 31 museums, 33 theaters, 36 cinemas, a significant number of permanent art exhibitions. The most famous museums are the National Museum of History of Ukraine, the Museum of Ukrainian Fine Arts, the Museum of Western and Oriental Art.
Historical buildings of the city occupy more than 6 thousand hectares. In the central historical part of Kiev, there are 3 state reserves: the State Historical and Architectural Reserve “Starodavny Kyiv”; National Reserve “Sophia of Kiev”; Kiev-Pechersky National Historical and Architectural Reserve. In addition, on the territory of the city there are: 6 architectural and 8 archaeological reserves. Under the protection of the state there are 3736 monuments of archeology, history, architecture and urban planning, monumental art. Of these, 243 monuments have the status of monuments of national importance, including 51 monuments of international importance, as defined by UNESCO.
The location of diplomatic missions of foreign countries and international organizations in Ukraine
In Kiev there are embassies and consulates of almost 70 countries of the world, taking into account also honorary consulates. In addition, there are representative offices of a number of international organizations, in particular: the United Nations, the European Union, the IMF, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Society, and a number of other organizations and associations.
Contact a local in Kiev to explore Kiev sights together:
- +380 66 067 90 89 WhatsApp, Viber, SMS, Calls
- Skype: Guide me UA