The Dnieper river is the fourth river by length in Europe.
The River flows to the Black Sea.
The name Dnieper is derived from Sarmatian and means “the river on the far side”.
Its total length is 2,285 kilometres, of which 1,095 km lie within Ukraine.
The River creates an important transport corridor. It is also used by passenger vessels.
The river is famous for its dams and hydroelectric stations.