Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
Dnepropetrovsk is Ukraine's third largest city. It is located southeast of Ukraine's capital Kiev on the Dnieper River, in the south-central region of the country. A vital industrial center of Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk is also known for its green hills, beautiful embankments, historic boulevards and lush parks.

The city has a variety of theatres (plus an Opera) and museums which may be of interest to tourists. There are also several parks, restaurants and beaches. The major streets of the city were renamed in honour of Marxist heroes during the Soviet era. The central thoroughfare is known as Karl Marx Prospekt, a beautiful, wide and long boulevard that stretches east to west through the centre of the city. In the heart of the city is Zhovtneva [October] Square, which includes the majestic cathedral founded by order of Catherine the Great in 1787.

Things to See & Do

* Town Cathedral
* Historical Museum
* Monument of Glory
* Preobrazhensky Cathedral
* Zhovtneva [October] Square

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Hryvnia (UAH)
Language – Ukraninian
Land Area – 405 km²
Population – 1,007,200 approx.
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus two hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 380

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

Travel Links – The city is served by an Dnipropetrovsk International Airport and is connected to other European cities with daily flights.

The city is a large railway junction. Daily trains run to and from many parts of Eastern Europe. There are two railway terminals, "Dnipropetrovsk-Main" and "Dnipropetrovsk-Yuzhnyi". Two rapid trains at day time from Kiev to Dnipropetrovsk and there are a few express trains at night.