Zaporozhye, Ukraine
Zaporozhye is a city in south-central Ukraine, which rests on the banks of the Dnieper River. The city is located approximately 70 km (43 mi) from the city of Dnipropetrovsk. It is more than 200 years old and stretches across both sides of the Dnieper River.

The city encompasses the environmentally protected Khortitsa Island whose beauty, intrigue and charm have mesmerized artists, authors and poets for centuries. The historical and cultural museum "Zaporizhian Sich" is placed on the northern rocky part of the Island of Khotritsa.

Things to See & Do

* Island of Khortysia
* "Zaporizhian Sich" museum
* Panoramic view of the DnieproHES from the island of Khortytsia
* Zaporizhia Square

General Information

Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Hryvnia (UAH)
Language – Ukrainian
Population - 776,000 approx
Land Area - 334 km2
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 380

Port Location – The port at Zaporozhye is located on the Dnieper River.

Transport Links – Zaporozhye is accessible by rail, air, river and road. The city has two railway stations, Zaporizhia-the-First and Zaporizhia-the-Second. The First is the central station. It is located in the southern part of the city and is a part of the "north-south" transit route Simferopol-Moscow. The line of the Zaporizhia-the-Second station connects the Donbass coalfield with Kryvoi Rog iron ore site. Two river ports connect Kiev to Kherson and cutter boats travel between Zaporizhia and nearby villages. The city's sole airport includes both domestic and international flights.