Dnieper River

The Dnieper River is one of the major rivers of Europe (fourth by length), flowing through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea. Most itineraries travel between Kiev, the capital, and Odessa, a large seaport on the Black Sea.The river is noted for its dams and hydroelectric stations.In antiquity, the river was known to the Greeks as the Borysthenes and was part of the Amber Road. Arheimar, a capital of the Goths, was located on the Dnieper, according to the Hervarar saga.