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This article is about the river. See also Dnipro launch vehicle for the rocket, or Dnepr (or Dnipro) is a brand of heavy motorcycles produced in Kiev, Ukraine, since 1977. Motorcycles have been produced in Kiev since 1946 at the Kiev Motorcycle plant (KMZ). External link The KMZ official site (http://www.kmz.com.ua) Categories: Motorcycle manufacturers | Cycling stubs ... Dnepr (motorcycle).
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Origin The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: Russia and many other countries Region: Eastern Europe and Asia Total speakers: 280 million Ranking: 4... Russia
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For the term related to television programmes, see watershed (television). A watershed or catchment basin is the region of land that drains into a specified body of water, such as a river, lake, sea, or ocean. Rain that falls anywhere within a given body of waters watershed will eventually... Basin countries The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: Russia and many other countries Region: Eastern Europe and Asia Total speakers: 280 million Ranking: 4... Russia, Belarus ( Belarusian (Беларуская мова in Cyrillic) Pronunciation: {{{pronunciation}}} Spoken in: Belarus, Poland, and 14 other countries Region: Total speakers: 7-8 million Ranking: Not in top 100 Genetic classification: Indo-European  Slavic   East Slavic  ... Belarus, Ukraine (Україна, Ukrayina in The neutrality of this article is disputed. Please see the relevant discussion on the talk page. Ukrainian (українська мова / Ukraïnska Mova) Spoken in: Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia Region... Ukraine

The Dnieper River ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: Russia and many other countries Region: Eastern Europe and Asia Total speakers: 280 million Ranking: 4-7 Genetic classification... Russian: Днепр/Dnepr; Belarusian (Беларуская мова in Cyrillic) Pronunciation: {{{pronunciation}}} Spoken in: Belarus, Poland, and 14 other countries Region: Total speakers: 7-8 million Ranking: Not in top 100 Genetic classification: Indo-European  Slavic   East Slavic   ... Belarusian: Дняпро/Dnyapro; The neutrality of this article is disputed. Please see the relevant discussion on the talk page. Ukrainian (українська мова / Ukraïnska Mova) Spoken in: Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia Region: Total speakers: 41 million Ranking: 26 Genetic classification: Indo... Ukrainian: Дніпро/Dnipro) is a river (2,290 km length) which flows from The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: The Russian Federation ( Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: Russia and many other countries Region: Eastern Europe and Asia Total speakers: 280 million Ranking: 4... Russia through Belarus ( Belarusian (Беларуская мова in Cyrillic) Pronunciation: {{{pronunciation}}} Spoken in: Belarus, Poland, and 14 other countries Region: Total speakers: 7-8 million Ranking: Not in top 100 Genetic classification: Indo-European  Slavic   East Slavic  ... Belarus and then Ukraine (Україна, Ukrayina in The neutrality of this article is disputed. Please see the relevant discussion on the talk page. Ukrainian (українська мова / Ukraïnska Mova) Spoken in: Ukraine, Poland, Slovakia Region... Ukraine. In all three countries it has essentially the same name, albeit pronounced differently. The Dnieper river is mentioned by the History of Greece series Aegean Civilization before 1600 BC Mycenaean Greece ca. 1600–1200 BC Greek Dark Ages ca. 1200–800 BC Ancient Greece 776–323 BC Hellenistic Greece 323 BC–146 BC Roman and Byzantine Greece 146 BC–1453 AD Ottoman Greece 1453–... Ancient Greek historian Herodotus was an ancient historian who lived in the 5th century BC (484 BC - c. 425 BC). He is famous for the descriptions he wrote of different places and people he met on his travels and his many books about the Persian invasion in Greece. Contents // 1 Overview 2 Opinions... Herodotus in the (6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC - other centuries) (2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC - 1st millennium AD) Contents // 1 Events 2 Significant persons 3 Inventions, discoveries, introductions 4 Decades and years Events Demotic becomes the dominant script of ancient Egypt Persians invade Greece twice (Persian Wars) Battle... 5th century BC as Borysthenes, the The Roman Empire is not the Holy Roman Empire (843-1806). Roman Empire between AD 60 and 400 with major cities. During this time only Dacia and Mesopotamia were added to the Empire but were lost before 300. The Roman Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Roman... Roman historians called it Danaper and its Old East Slavic (руськъ) Spoken in: Eastern Europe Region: -- Total speakers: Extinct Ranking: -- Genetic classification: Indo-European  Slavic    East Slavic     Old East Slavic Official status Official language of: historical: Kievan Rus, Novgorod Republic Regulated by: -- Note: This... Old Slavic name used at times of Kievan Rus′ (Ки́евская Ру́сь, Kievskaya Rus in Russian (русский язык) Spoken in: Russia and many other countries Region: Eastern Europe and Asia Total speakers: 280 million Ranking: 4... Kievan Rus' was Slavutich.


The Dnieper finds its source in Valday hills (north Russia) and runs south eventually flowing into the Black Sea - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE55Fixes.css; @import /skins/monobook/IE60Fixes.css; /**/ Black Sea From Wikipedia Download high resolution version (1300x1000, 315 KB)Satellite image of the Black Sea Source: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov/cgi-bin/viewrecord?25334 Copyright info: http://visibleearth.nasa.gov... Black Sea. 115 km of its length serves as a natural border between Belarus and Ukraine. Approximately the last 800 km of the river is a chain of almost consecutive reservoirs.


These reservoirs are: Kyivs'ke (922 km²), Kanivs'ke (582 km²), Kremenchuts'ke (2,252 km²), Dniprodzerzhins'ke (567 km²), Zaporiz'ke (410 km²), and Kakhovs'ke (2,155 km²). The dams forming these are used to generate hydroelectric power, providing around 10% of Ukraine's electricity.


Cities and towns on the Dnieper

From the source to the mouth.

  • Dorogobuzh, Russia
  • The view of Smolensk in 1912 Smolensk (Russian: Смоленск; Polish Smoleńsk) is a city in western Russia, located on the Dniepr river at 54.79° North, 32.05° East, administrative center of Smolensk Oblast. Its population in 2003 is 351,100... Smolensk, Russia
  • Orsha (Belarusian: Во́рша; Russian: О́рша; Polish: Orsza) is a city in Belarus, an important railway node along the Minsk–Moscow line. Famous Battle of Orsha around 1514, where armies from Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Kingdom of Poland, half of... Orsa, Belarus
  • Categories: Belarus-related stubs | Towns in Belarus ... Sklou, Belarus
  • Mahilëu, Belarus
  • Bykhov (Belarusian: Бы́хаў; Russian: Бы́хов) is a town in Belarus in the Mogilev voblast. It is located 44 km south of Mogilev on the Dnieper river. The population is approximately 20,000 (1989). Bykhov is known for its 17th century... Byhau, Belarus
  • Rahacou, Belarus
  • Zhlobin (Belarusian: Жло́бін; Russian: Жло́бин) is a city in the Homel voblast of Belarus, on the Dnepr river. The population is about 72,800 people. The town was first mentioned in writing in 1492. External links Zhlobin.org... Zlobin, Belarus
  • Rècyca, Belarus
  • For other uses, see Kiev (disambiguation). Kiev (Київ, Kyiv, in The neutrality of this article is disputed. Please see the relevant discussion on the talk page. Ukrainian (українська мова / Ukraïnska Mova) Spoken in: Ukraine... Kiev, Ukraine
  • Kaniv (Polish: Kaniów) is a town on the Dnipro River in Ukraine where the Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko is buried. Important trade route in the middle ages and base for Zaporichian Cossacks. Sacked by the Turks in 1458. Site of World War II battle (spectacularly unsuccessful drop of Soviet... Kaniv, Ukraine
  • Cherkasy (Ukrainian Черкаси) - a city in the central part of Ukraine (about 200km south of Kyiv), capital of Cherkaska oblast, with 280,700 inhabitants (2004). The city is located on the bank of Dnipro River, and in particular, the Kremenchuk water reservoir. External... Cherkasy, Ukraine
  • Kremenchuk (Ukrainian: Кременчук) is an important industrial city in central Ukraine, located on the banks of Dnipro. Administratively, Kremenchuk is a part of Poltavska oblast and the center of its Kremenchutzkyi raion (district). Its population is 226,100 (as of... Kremenchuk, Ukraine
  • Dniprodzerzhyns'k, Ukraine
  • Dnipropetrovs'k, Ukraine
  • Zaporizhzhia, Zaporozhzhia, Zaporozhye may refer to Zaporizhzhia, a historical region of Ukraine Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, a city This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. If an article link referred you here, you might want to go back and... Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
  • Marhanets', Ukraine
  • Nikopol', Ukraine
  • Nova Kakhovka is a town in southern Ukraine, center of the Novokakhovskyi district within Khersonska oblast. It is an important riverport on Dnieper River and Kakhovske artificial lake. Also a site of Tavria Games, Tavriiski ihry—the most popular annual international music festival. External Link... Nova Kakhovka, Ukraine
  • Categories: Cities in Ukraine | Transportation in Ukraine | Ukraine-related stubs ... Kherson, Ukraine

Tributaries of the Dnieper

In Orography is the average height of land, measured in geopotential meters, over a certain domain. In geoscientific models, such as general circulation models, orography defines the lower boundary (except where there is ocean, of course). Because orography is spatially averaged, for example the height of the Himalaya mountains will depend... orographic sequence.

  • Drut' (R)
  • Sozh river (L)
  • Categories: Rivers of Belarus | Belarus-related stubs ... Berezina river (R)
  • The Pripyat River (Ukrainian: Припять, Prýpyat; Belarusian: Прыпяць, Prýpyats, Polish Prypeć) is a river in Eastern Europe, of approximately 440 miles (710 km). It flows east-west through Ukraine, Belarus, and Ukraine again, draining... Pripyat river (R)
  • Irpen' (R)
  • Sula is: The municipality Sula in Norway. A name for the second largest city in Honduras, more formally known as San Pedro Sula. A genus Sula of seabirds, the boobies. Sula, a 1973 novel by Toni Morrison. Sula river in eastern Europe, left tributary of Dnepr. This is a disambiguation... Sula (L)
  • Vorskla River (L)
  • Samara Сама́ра Length  ? km Elevation of the source  ? m Average discharge  ? m³/s Area watershed  ? km² Origin  ? Mouth Volga River Basin countries Russia Samara (Сама́ра) is a river in Russia, left tributary of... Samara River (L)
  • Ros' River (R)
  • Bazavluk (R)
  • Ingulec (R)
  • Konka
  • Desna (Десна́) is a river in Russia and Ukraine, left tributary of Dnepr. The name of the river means right hand in old-slavic language. Desna has a length of 1130 km. Cities and towns that stay on Desna Bryansk Chernigov Tributaries of Desna Desna... Desna (L)

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Dnieper - LoveToKnow 1911 (494 words)
DNIEPER, one of the most important rivers of Europe (the Borysthenes of the Greeks, Danapris of the Romans, Uzi or Uzu of the Turks, Eksi of the Tatars, Elice of Visconti's map (1381), Lerene of Contarini (1437), Luosen of Baptista of Genoa (1514), and Lussem in the same century).
Of the tributaries of the Dnieper the following are navigable, - the Berezina and the Pripet from the right, and the Sozh and the Desna from the left.
By means of the Dnieper-Bug (King's) canal, and the Berezina and Oginski canals, this river has a sort of water connexion with the Baltic Sea.
Dnieper - Encyclopedia.com (1075 words)
Known as Borysthenes to the ancients, the river was (9th-11th cent.) a commercial route for the Vikings, Slavs, and Byzantines.
The Mesolithic-Neolithic transition in Ukraine: new radiocarbon determinations for the cemeteries of the Dnieper Rapids Region.
Mesolithic culture to the west of the Dnieper (Markevich 1974; Tringham 1969, 1971).
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