Dnipropetrovsk or Dnepropetrovsk is Ukraine's third largest city with 1.1 million inhabitants. In 1918 Yekaterinoslav was renamed Sicheslav by the Ukrainian People's Republic; this name lapsed in 1919.. 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 center of the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. Within the Dnipropetrovsk Metropolitan area there are 1,860,000 people (2001).
The A.M. Makarov Yuzhny Machine-Building Plant, or PA Yuzhmash is a Ukrainian manufacturer of space rockets, agricultural equipment, buses, trolley buses and trams, wind turbines, and satellites. It is a large state-owned company located in Dnipropetrovsk. Conversion of the Plant 586 to missile production began when Academician Mikhail Yangel, who previously headed OKB-1 (Experimental Design Bureau No. 1, currently RKK Energiya) of NII-88 (Scientific Research Institute No.
Kodak fortress was a fort built in 1635 by the order of Polish king Władysław IV Vasa and the Sejm over the Dnieper River, near what was to become the town of Stari Kodaky. It was constructed by Stanisław Koniecpolski to control Cossacks of Zaporizhian Sich, prevent Ukrainian peasants from joining forces with the Cossacks and guard the southeastern corner of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
The Dnipropetrovsk Metro is a single-line metro system that serves the city of Dnipropetrovsk, the third largest city in Ukraine by population. The metro was the third system constructed in Ukraine when it opened on December 29, 1995. The Dnipropetrovsk Metro currently consists of a total of 6 stations and 7.8 kilometres (4.8 mi) of running track. Current expansion plans will increase the number of stations to 11 by 2012.
PrivatBank is the largest commercial bank in Ukraine, based in the city of Dnipropetrovsk. The bank's primary owners include Ukrainian oligarchs, Ihor Kolomoyskyi and Henadiy Boholubov, with the bank being at the financial and management core of their Privat business group. The bank was established in 1992 by Serhiy Tihipko.
Stadium Meteor was a multi-purpose stadium in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. It was used mostly for football matches, and was the home of FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. The stadium can hold 24,381 people. Currently its tenant, Dnipro was relocated to Dnipro Stadium after a long spell at this arena.
Dnipro Stadium is a football stadium in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. It is mostly for football matches and hosts the homes matches of FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. The stadium has a capacity of 31,003 people, along with a press-tribune (219 places), business-class seats (550 places) and a V.I.P. -tribune (293 places). It replaced Dnipro's old stadium Stadium Meteor.
FC Dnipro-75 Dnipropretrovsk is a professional football team based in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. Dnipro-75 Dnipropretrovsk entered the professional competition in 2008. The team grew from their successful youth sports school that was opened in 1975. The team became sponsored by the building company DYK which invested in forming a professional team in Dnipropetrovsk. Dnipro-75 Dnipropetrovsk currently competes in the Druha Liha B.
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk Reserves are the reserve team of Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk Football Club and compete in the Ukrainian Premier League Reserve competition. The club initially competed in the Dnipropetrovska oblast competition as FC Dnipro-2 Dnipropetrovsk . In 1997 the club was entered into the professional leagues to compete in the Druha Liha C. In 2004 when the PFL for a Reserve competition for teams in the Premier League the club was moved into that competition.
Financial capital can refer to money used by entrepreneurs and businesses to buy what they need to make their products or provide their services or to that sector of the economy based on its operation, i.e. retail, corporate, investment banking, etc.
Reggaeton (also spelled repputón, and known as reguetón and reggaetón in Spanish) is a form of urban music that became popular with Latin American youth in the early 1990s. After its mainstream exposure in 2004, it spread to North American, European and Asian audiences. Reggaeton's predecessor originated in Panama as reggae en español. After the music's gradual exposure in Puerto Rico, it eventually evolved into a new musical style known as reggaeton.
The Kingdom of Bhutan is a landlocked nation in South Asia, located at the eastern end of the Himalaya Mountains and bordered to the south, east and west by the Republic of India and to the north by China. Bhutan was separated from the nearby state of Nepal to the west by the Indian state of Sikkim, and from Bangladesh to the south by West Bengal. The Bhutanese called their country Druk Yul which means "Land of the Thunder Dragon".
Fujiwara Seika (藤原 惺窩, 1561 - 1619) was a Japanese philosopher, a leading neo-Confucian of the early Tokugawa Period and a teacher of Tokugawa Ieyasu. Like Hayashi Razan (1583-1657), he had studied in Zen monasteries. The reason was that Zen monks had been the only teachers of neo-Confucianism until that time in Japan, and some of them were Chinese.