It's territory stretches for about
50 square kilometres. The city is
divided into two parts by the
The population of Zaporozhye is
approximately 800 thousand
people. Our city is then 225 years
There are two universities, three academies and a
great number of colleges in Zaporozhye. We have
here a drama theatre, the theatre of young
spectator and a circus. There are many cinemas,
restaurants and cafes in Zaporozhye.
You will be impressed by the ancient
oak tree which is 800 years old.
They say that the Zaporozhye
Cossacks used to rest under its
By the way there are not so many places of
interest in Zaporozhye. But if you want to go
sightseeing around the city I advise you to visit
the Historical Museum on the island of
Chortitsa and the Museum of Local Lore, you'll
enjoy splendid sights of the Dnieper-river and
of Nature reserve on the Chortitsa island
Zaporozhye is an industrial
centre. It is famous for its steel-
making plants and factories,
such as Zaporozhstal,
Dnieprospetstal, and other.
Primary it was a town of
Alexandrovsk. But when the
Dnieper HydroElectric Power
Station the Dneproges was built
here it was renamed.