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Living in Dnipropetrovsk

Dnipropetrovsk is known as the main industrial city in Ukraine and rests on the banks of the Dnieper River, to the southeast of the capital, Kiev. The city has more than one million inhabitants and is vital to the Ukrainian economy. Expats living in Dnipropetrovsk will experience a varied city, with both old and new architecture and housing. Important sites include the Preobrazhensky Cathedral, which is the oldest cathedral in Dnipropetrovsk, and the 9th century Byzantine monastery on Monastyrsky Island. Soccer is the favored sport here and FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk is the major team in the city. With traditional industries and modern high-tech companies all based in the city, an expat in Dnipropetrovsk will enjoy a hugely varied environment. Joining InterNations will allow you to connect with other expatriates in Dnipropetrovsk and elsewhere and make the most of your life in this fascinating city.

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Moving to Dnipropetrovsk

In its Soviet era past, Dnipropetrovsk was a closed city. This was due to the sensitive nature of the arms, nuclear and aerospace industries in the area. Now the city has opened up and there are many more opportunities for expats moving to Dnipropetrovsk. A work permit is still required for most positions, but often not if you are employed by a foreign company and based in their representative office in the city. The city is served by Dnipropetrovsk International Airport, which has good daily connections to many European and Middle Eastern cities. To ease your transition into expat life in Dnipropetrovsk, InterNations can help you to make connections with other expatriates in the city and gain good advice and tips. InterNations own Expat Magazine, meanwhile, has plenty of information and guidance to help you in your expatriate life.

Working in Dnipropetrovsk

Dnipropetrovsk has a thriving economy with a good mix of traditional industry and modern manufacturing. Its heavy industry includes steel and iron and it also manufactures machinery for mining, agriculture and transport. It is a major manufacturer of consumer goods and is the country’s center for aerospace. There is a major textile industry and a large higher education sector. Such a varied economy brings many opportunities and as a member of InterNations you can network with other expats working in Dnipropetrovsk and perhaps unearth some of these opportunities. You can also use the forums and discussion groups to make connections and share experiences with other global minds. InterNations can thus be a hugely useful tool to improve your experience in Dnipropetrovsk both professionally and socially.

Giovanni Gallo

"For an expat like me, InterNations is the perfect place to meet and connect with like minded people in Kiev. "

Samantha Greene

"After moving to Kiev, I did not only get tips from other expats in Ukraine, but also from locals willing to help newcomers."