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Dnipro
Дніпро
Transfiguration Cathedral, central Dnipro skyline, Merefa-Kherson bridge, Monastyrsky Island and Dnieper river
Transfiguration Cathedral, central Dnipro skyline, Merefa-Kherson bridge, Monastyrsky Island and Dnieper river
Flag of Dnipro Дніпро
Flag
Coat of arms of Dnipro Дніпро
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Dnipro
Location in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Dnipro Дніпро is located in Ukraine
Dnipro Дніпро
Dnipro
Дніпро
Location of Dnipro in Ukraine
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Country Ukraine
Oblast Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
City MunicipalityFlag of Dnipro.png Dnipro
Historic GovernorateYekaterinoslav
Founded1776 (Template:Years ago years ago)
City Status1778
Administrative HQDnipro City Hall,
75 Yavornytskyi Ave.
Raions
Government
 • TypeCity council, regional
 • Governing bodyDnipro City Council
 • MayorBorys Filatov (UKROP)[1]
 • MPs:Yakov Bezbakh
Maksim Kuryachy (PPB)
Andriy Denisenko (PPB)
Borys Filatov
Ivan Kulichenko (PPB)
Area
 • City of regional significance405 km2 (156 sq mi)
Elevation
155 m (509 ft)
Population
(2015)
 • City of regional significanceDecrease 979,046
 • Rank3rd, UA
 • Density2,452/km2 (6,350/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,460,000
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
49000
Area code(s)+380 56(2)
GDP 207.9 million [2]
Websitedniprorada.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.

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

References[change | change source]

  1. Borys Filatov becomes Dnipropetrovsk mayor – election commission, Ukrinform (18 November 2015)
  2. "Global city GDP 2011" (PDF).