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Dnipro (Дніпро)
Skyline o Dnipropetrovsk
Skyline o Dnipropetrovsk
Banner o Dnipro (Дніпро)
Coat o airms o Dnipro (Дніпро)
Coat o airms
Map o Ukraine wi Dnipropetrovsk heichlichtit
Map o Ukraine wi Dnipropetrovsk heichlichtit
Coordinates: 48°27′0″N 34°59′0″E / 48.45000°N 34.98333°E / 48.45000; 34.98333Coordinates: 48°27′0″N 34°59′0″E / 48.45000°N 34.98333°E / 48.45000; 34.98333
Kintra  Ukraine
Oblast  Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Ceety Municipality Flag of Dnipropetrovsk.svg Dnipropetrovsk
Foondit 1776
 • Mayor Ivan Ivanovych Kulichenko[1]
 • Tot 405 km2 (156 sq mi)
Elevation 155 m (509 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Tot 1,001,612
 • Density 2,486/km2 (6,440/sq mi)
Postal code 49000
Aurie code(s) +380 56(2)
Sister ceeties Vilnius, Durham Region, Samara, Tashkent, Xi'an, Herzliya, Žilina, Saloniki, Wałbrzych
Wabsteid gorod.dp.ua

Dnipro (Ukrainian: Дніпро [dnʲipro]) or Dnepr (Roushie: Днепр) formerly Yekaterinoslav (Roushie: Екатеринослав, Ukrainian: Катеринослав, translit. Katerynoslav, also Catharinoslav on old maps[3]) is Ukraine's third lairgest ceety wi 1.1 million inhabitants.[4] It is locatit sootheast o Ukraine's caipital Kiev on the Dnieper River, in the sooth-central region o the kintra. Dnipropetrovsk is the admeenistrative center o the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (province).

Athin the Dnipropetrovsk metropolitan aurie there are 1,860,000 fowk (2001).[5]

A vital industrial center o Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk wis ane o the key centers o the nuclear, airms, an space industries o the umwhile Soviet Union. In pairticular, it is hame tae Yuzhmash, a major space an ballistic missile designer an manufacturer. Acause o its military industry, the ceety wis a closed ceety[6] til the 1990s.

Dnipropetrovsk haes a heichlie-developed public transportation seestem, includin the Dnipropetrovsk Metro, which consists o ane metro line wi a total o 6 stations.

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety o Dnipropetrovsk is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Dnipropetrovsk mayors personal blog
  2. Dnipropetrovsk region, statistics (Ukrainian)
  3. English map of 1820
  4. Ukrcensus.gov.ua — City URL accessed on 8 March 2007
  5. uk.wikipedia.org URL accessed on 19 August 2007
  6. A closed ceety does no allou foreigners inside athoot offeecial permission.
  7. "Twin-cities of Azerbaijan". Azerbaijans.com. Retrieved 2013-08-09. 
  8. "Kontakty partnerskie Miasta Szczecin". Urząd Miasta Szczecin (in Polish). Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-08-18. Retrieved 2013-07-29. 
  9. "Twinning Cities". © 2008 City of Thessaloniki. Retrieved 4 Januar 2009. 
  10. "Žilina – oficiálne stránky mesta: Partnerské mestá Žiliny (Žilina: Official Partner Cities)". © 2008 MaM Multimedia, s.r.o.. Retrieved 4 Januar 2009.