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City of regional significance
Collage of Dnipro city images.jpg
Transfiguration Cathedral, central Dnipropetrovsk skyline, Merefa-Kherson bridge, Monastyrsky Island and Dnieper river
Flag of DniproДніпро
Coat of arms of DniproДніпро
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): Dnipro
Location in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Location in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
DniproДніпро is located in Ukraine
Location of Dnipropetrovsk in Ukraine
Coordinates: 48°27′N 34°59′E / 48.45°N 34.983°E / 48.45; 34.983Coordinates: 48°27′N 34°59′E / 48.45°N 34.983°E / 48.45; 34.983
Country  Ukraine
Oblast  Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
City Municipality

Flag of Dnipropetrovsk.png Dnipropetrovsk

Historic Governorate Yekaterinoslav
Founded 1776 (Template:Years ago years ago)
City Status 1778
Administrative HQ Dnipropetrovsk City Hall,
75 Karl Marks Ave.
 • Type City council, regional
 • Governing body Dnipropetrovsk City Council
 • Mayor Borys Filatov (UKROP)[1]
 • MPs: Yakov Bezbakh
Maksim Kuryachy (PPB)
Andriy Denisenko (PPB)
Borys Filatov
Ivan Kulichenko (PPB)
 • City of regional significance 405 km2 (156 sq mi)
Elevation 155 m (509 ft)
Population (2015)
 • City of regional significance Decrease 979,046
 • Rank 3rd, UA
 • Density 2,452/km2 (6,350/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,460,000
Demonym(s) Dnipropetrovetsʹ, Dnipropetrovchanka, Dnipropetrovtsi
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 49000
Area code(s) +380 56(2)
GDP 207.9 million [2]
Website dniprorada.gov.ua

Dnipro (Ukrainian: Дніпро) 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.

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

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