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Welcome to Dnipropetrovsk!

 
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The city of Dnipropetrovsk (Ukr.) or Dnepropetrovsk (Rus.) is situated on the Dnieper River (Dnepr or Dnipro) in East-Central Ukraine (look World map and Ukraine map), and has a population of 1.04 million (third city in the country by population).
Large and beautiful, it is the main city of East-Central Ukraine.

Dnipropetrovsk - simply Dnepr, as it is called by local inhabitants is a dynamic and lively city.
The city is surprising green along the wide and slow-moving Dnieper river (Dnepr in Russian, Dnipro in Ukrainian) and has remarkable embankments, long boulevards and spacious parks. It is also the major centre of high-technology industries, education, machine-building, metallurgy and trade. The city is not only famous for its commercial industry, but also its green hills and deep history.

The old fortress settlement has existed since the middle of the 16th century. The new town was founded in 1776 by the Russian Prince, Potemkin by order of Catherine II, Empress of the Russian Empire and was called Yekaterinoslav (Ekaterinoslav) from 1776 to 1926. During 1918 the town’s name was Sicheslav (The Glory for Sich’/Fortress of Cossacks).

Dnipropetrovsk has been the major center of the steel industry from the beginning of the 20th century until the present. It has also dominated in the machinebuilding and aero-spacebuilding industry since the 1950s.

Look the brief city guide here.

The International airport Dnipropetrovsk (DNK) offers direct lines to and from Wien (Austria), Frankfurt on Maine (Germany), Istanbul (Turkey), Tel Aviv (Israel), Moscow (Russia) etc..


From Dnipropetrovsk City to...
   
 Kyiv, capital of Ukraine 403 km
 New York City, USA 7945 km
 Paris, France 2390 km
 London, GB 2515 km
 Tokyo, Japan 8085 km
 Moscow, Russia 830 km
 St. Petersbourg, Russia 1320 km
 Istanbul, Turkey 950 km
 Beijing, China 6260 km
 Berlin, Germany 1600 km
 Rome, Italy 1895 km
 Tel-Aviv, Israel 1800 km
 Los-Angeles, USA 10515 km
 Cairo, Egypt 2060 km
 Sydney, Australia 14610 km
 Rio-de-Janeiro, Brazil 11110 km




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