Dnipropetrovsk Tourism, Ukraine

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Dnipropetrovsk (Ukrainian: Дніпропетро́вськ [ˌdnʲiprɔpɛˈtrɔwsʲk], officially Dnipro, Дніпро) or Dnepropetrovsk (Russian: Днепропетро́вск [dnʲɪprəpʲɪˈtrofsk]), is Ukraine's fourth largest city, with about one million inhabitants. It is 391 kilometres (243 mi) southeast of the capital Kiev on the Dnieper River, in the south-central part of Ukraine. Dnipropetrovsk is the administrative centre of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. Administratively, it is incorporated as a city of oblast significance, the centre of Dnipropetrovsk municipality and extraterritorial administrative centre of Dnipropetrovsk Raion. Population: 997,754 (2013 est.). Known as Ekaterinoslav (Russian: Екатериносла́в [jɪkətʲɪrʲɪnɐˈslaf], Ukrainian: Катериносла́в, translit. Katerynoslav) until 1925, the city was formally inaugurated by the Russian Empress Catherine the Great in 1787 as the administrative centre of the newly acquired vast territories of imperial New Russia, including those ceded to Russia by the Ottoman Empire under the Treaty of Küçük Kaynarca (1774). The city was originally envisioned as the Russian Empire's third capital city, after Moscow and Saint Petersburg. A vital industrial centre of Soviet Ukraine, Dnipropetrovsk was one of the key centres of the nuclear, arms, and space industries of the Soviet Union. In particular, it is home to the Yuzhmash, a major space and ballistic missile design bureau and manufacturer. Because of its military industry, Dnipropetrovsk was a closed city until the 1990s. On 19 May 2016 the official name of the city was changed to Dnipro. Dnipropetrovsk is a powerhouse of Ukraine's business and politics as the native city for many of the country's most important figures. Ukraine's politics are still defined by the legacies of Leonid Kuchma, Pavlo Lazarenko and Yuliya Tymoshenko whose intermingled careers started in Dnipropetrovsk.

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Facts and Stats for Dnipropetrovsk*

  • Pollution Statistics in Dnipropetrovsk

    Know the pollution level of Dnipropetrovsk before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 88 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 80.21 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 51 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 81 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 71 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 80 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 64 (High)
  • Dnipropetrovsk: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Dnipropetrovsk for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Dnipropetrovsk.

    • Burglary and Theft 53 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 49 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 36 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 89.58 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 72.92 (High)
    • Attacks 51 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 41 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 71 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35.42 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 60 (High)
  • Living in Dnipropetrovsk - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Dnipropetrovsk is 83.46 (Moderate)

    • Safety Index 46.18 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 69.52 (High)
    • Pollution Index 92.72 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 39.47 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 28.06 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 47.93 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 12.18 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 36.4 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Dnipropetrovsk

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Dnipropetrovsk

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.08 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.37 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 50.96 USD

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