High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Dnipropetrovsk (Ukrainian: Дніпропетровськ ) or Dnepropetrovsk (Russian: Днепропетровск) formerly Yekaterinoslav (Russian: Екатеринослав, Ukrainian: Катеринослав, translit. Katerynoslav, also Catharinoslav on old maps) is Ukraine`s third largest city with one million inhabitants. It is located southeast of Ukraine`s capital Kiev on the Dnieper River, in the south-central region of the country. Dnipropetrovsk is the administrative centre of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast (province).