Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, a city in the east-central part of the country at the junction of the Dnieper and Samara rivers. It produces iron and steel, machinery, and chemicals. The city has a state university, a medical school, and several technical institutes. Dnepropetrovsk was founded in the late 18th century. The Germans held it, 1941–43, during World War II.

Population: 1,162,000.