The name Dnieper may be derived either from Sarmatian Dānu apara "the river on the far side" or from Scythian Dānu apr (Dānapr) "deep river." By way of contrast, the name Dniester either derives from "the close river" or from a combination of Scythian Dānu (river) and Ister, the Thracian name for the Dniester.. In the three countries through which it flows it has essentially the same name ...
Dnieper River: Dnieper River, river of Europe, the fourth longest after the Volga, Danube, and Ural. It is 1,367 miles (2,200 km) in length and drains an area of about 195,000 square miles (505,000 square km). The Dnieper rises at an elevation of about 720 feet (220 metres) in a small peat bog on the southern
Dnieper River When I am dead, bury me In my beloved Ukraine, My tomb upon a grave mound high Amid the spreading plain, So that the fields, the boundless steppes, The Dnieper's plunging shore My eyes could see, my ears could hear The mighty river roar.
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The Dnieper River is one of the major rivers in Europe.It flows from Russia, through Belarus and Ukraine, to the Black Sea.It is fourth largest by length in Europe. Its total length is 2,285 kilometres (1,420 mi). 485 km (301 mi) is in Russia, 595 km (370 mi) is in Belarus, and 1,095 km (680 mi) is in Ukraine.
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Maxim Razin. The Dnieper is the fourth longest river in Europe (after the Volga, the Danube, and the Ural).Located in eastern Europe, the Dnieper River and its many tributaries drain much of Belarus and Ukraine.The river originates in Russia, in the low Valday Hills west of Moscow, and flows about 1,400 miles (2,250 kilometers) to the Black Sea through a heavily industrialized region of Ukraine.
At 1,420 miles long, the Dnieper River is Europe’s third longest, after the Volga and the Danube. The Dnieper’s source is glaciers in the Valdai Hills of central Russia; it flows through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea. The name is derived from an ancient Iranian phrase, Danu apara ...
The Battle of the Dnieper was a military campaign that took place in 1943 on the Eastern Front of World War II.It was one of the largest operations in World War II, involving almost 4,000,000 troops at a time stretched on a 1,400 kilometres (870 mi) long front.
Bathing in the Dnieper River in Kiev. The Dnieper River (aka Dnepr, Dniapro or Dnipro) is the main river of Ukraine, and is usually considered the dividing line between the eastern (left bank of the river) and western (right bank of the river) Ukraine.The river originates in the Valdai Hills west of Moscow near Smolensk and then flows through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine before reaching the ...