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Kryvyi Rih

Kryvyi Rih
Full nameKryvyi Rih (Кривий Ріг)
Official nameKryvyi Rih (Кривий Ріг)
Native nameKrivoy Rog (Кривой Рог)
Dnipropetrovsk Oblast
Kryvorizkyi Raion
Founded17th century
City rights1919
Total Area157.2 sq mi (407.3 km2)
Total Population710400
Density (pop.)2559.1/km2 (6628.1/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)1010000
Other information
Postal code50001
Area code+380 56(4)

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Kryvyi Rih or Krivoy Rog (Ukrainian: Кривий Ріг, Russian: Кривой Рог) is a city in central Ukraine. It is situated in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, to the southwest of the oblast's administrative center, Dnipropetrovsk, at the confluence of the Inhulets and Saksahan rivers. The estimated population was 690,622 .

Kryvyi Rih is arguably the main steel industry city of Eastern Europe, being a large globally important metallurgical center in the Kryvbas iron mining region.

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