Nikopol (Ukrainian: Ні́кополь [ˈn⁽ʲ⁾ikopolʲ]; Russian: Ни́кополь [ˈnʲikəpəlʲ]; from Ancient Greek: Νικόπολις, lit. 'City of Victory') is a city in the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast of Ukraine, on the right bank of the Dnieper River, about 100 km south-west of Dnipro. Administratively, Nikopol is incorporated as the city of oblast significance and serves as the administrative center of Nikopol Raion which it does not belong to. Population: 109,122 (2020 est.)In terms of population, Nikopol is the third biggest city in the oblast as well as among the top 50 nationwide. The city is also a powerful industrial and transportation center in the country conveniently located by the Kakhovka reservoir. In 1638–1652 the settlement of Mykytyn Rih served as a capital of Zaporizhian Sich (Zaporizhian Host the Lower).
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