Temas

Group Theme
678 views

Zaporozhye (2 photos)
by Alex Shainshein Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 25 N: 148] (607)

Zaporizhzhya (Zaporozhye), capital of Zaporizhzhya region, in Ukraine, a port on the Dnieper River, opposite the island of Khortytsya. The city, founded in 1770 on the site of the Zaporizhzhya Cossack camp, consists of old Zaporizhzhya (called Aleksandrovsk before 1921) and the new industrial Zaporizhzhya, which developed during the 1930s and adjoins the Dniprohes installations and the port of Lenin.

explore TREKEARTH