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

Dnipro (Дніпро)
Skyline o Dnipro
Skyline o Dnipro
Banner o Dnipro (Дніпро)
Coat of airms o Dnipro (Дніпро)
Coat airms
Map o Ukraine wi Dnipro heichlichtit
Map o Ukraine wi Dnipro 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 Dnipro
 • MayorIvan Ivanovych Kulichenko[1]
 • Total405 km2 (156 sq mi)
155 m (509 ft)
 • Total1,001,612
 • Density2486/km2 (6,440/sq mi)
Postal code
Area code(s)+380 56(2)
Sister ceetiesVilnius, Durham Region, Samara, Tashkent, Xi'an, Herzliya, Žilina, Saloniki, Wałbrzych

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

A vital industrial centre o Ukraine, Dnipro 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.

Dnipro haes a heichlie-developit public transportation seestem, includin the Dnipro Metro, which consists o ane metro line wi a tot o 6 stations.

Twin touns — Sister ceeties eedit

The ceety o Dnipro is twinned wi:

References eedit

  1. "Dnipro mayors personal blog". Archived frae the original on 25 September 2014. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2014.
  2. Dnipro region, statistics (in Ukrainian)
  3. English map of 1820
  4. Ukrcensus.gov.ua — City Archived 2006-01-09 at the Wayback Machine 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 9 August 2013.
  8. "Kontakty partnerskie Miasta Szczecin". Urząd Miasta Szczecin (in Polish). Archived frae the original on 18 August 2012. Retrieved 29 Julie 2013.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  9. "Twinning Cities". © 2008 City of Thessaloniki. Archived frae the original on 31 Mairch 2009. Retrieved 4 Januar 2009.
  10. "Žilina – oficiálne stránky mesta: Partnerské mestá Žiliny (Žilina: Official Partner Cities)". © 2008 MaM Multimedia, s.r.o.. Archived frae the original on 24 September 2017. Retrieved 4 Januar 2009.