Cherkasy (Ukrainian: Черкаси), is a city, located in Central Ukraine. It is the capital of the Cherkasy Oblast (province).
Kropyvnytskyi (Ukrainian: Кропивницький; formerly: Yelisavetgrad) is the administrative center of Kirovohrad Oblast (province, also referred to as Kirovohradschyna) and Kirovohrad Rayon (district). It is an industrial and cultural center of Kirovohrad Oblast.
Kryvyi Rih (Ukrainian: Кривий Ріг) is an industrial city of 660,000 people in Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukraine. Its principal industry is steel manufacturing.