Dnipro

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Dnipro

Дніпро
Collage of Dnipro city images.jpg
Transfiguration Cathedral, central Dnipro skyline, Merefa-Kherson bridge, Monastyrsky Island and Dnieper river
Flag of Dnipro
Flag
Coat of arms of Dnipro
Coat of arms
Location in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Dnipro is located in Ukraine
Dnipro
Dnipro
Location of Dnipro in Ukraine
Coordinates: 48°27′N 34°59′E / 48.450°N 34.983°E / 48.450; 34.983Coordinates: 48°27′N 34°59′E / 48.450°N 34.983°E / 48.450; 34.983
CountryUkraine
OblastDnipropetrovsk Oblast
City MunicipalityFlag of Dnipro.png Dnipro
Founded1776 (243 years ago) (officially)
City Status1778
Administrative HQDnipro City Hall,
75 Akademik Yavornitskyi Prospekt
Raions
Government
 • TypeCity council, regional
Area
 • City of regional significance415 km2 (160 sq mi)
Elevation
155 m (509 ft)
Population
 (2018)
 • City of regional significanceIncrease 1,000,506
 • Rank4th, UA
 • Density2,411/km2 (6,240/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,460,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
49000—49489
Area code(s)+380 56(2)
GDP 207.9 billion[1]
Websitedniprorada.gov.ua

Dnipro (Ukrainian: Дніпро, Russian: Днепр, Dnepr), called Dnipropetrovsk until May 2016 (Ukrainian: Дніпропетро́вськ [ˌdʲnʲiprɔpɛˈtrɔu̯sʲk]; Russian: Днепропетро́вск [dʲnʲɪprəpʲɪˈtrofsk] Dnepropetrovsk) is a city in Ukraine and is the third largest city in Ukraine. About 1 million people live there. It lies southeast of Ukraine's capital city, Kiev. It was founded in 1776. Dnipro enjoys a borderline semi-arid/Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification BSh/Csa), with relativity mild temperatures and plentiful sunshine year-round.

Dnipro is one of the key places for the nuclear, arms and space industries of the former Soviet Union.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Global city GDP 2011" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016.