Administratively, the city is divided into "raions" "districts". Presently, there are 7 raions: In , the povit centre became Kryvyi Rih, and it was renamed to Kryvyi Rih povit.
In Kryvyi Rih got the status of township in Kherson Governorate. In township was granted city status in Yekaterinoslav Governorate and, later, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. As a result of the administrative reform in Kryvyi Rih povit converted to Kryvyi Rih okruga, which in became an independent administrative unit of Ukraine. In the last decades, Kryvyi Rih has generally supported candidates belonging to the Party of Regions and in the s Communist Party of Ukraine in national and local elections.
Same situation was with presidential elections, strong support had Leonid Kuchma and Viktor Yanukovych. After events of Euromaidan , mass demonstrations and clashes in central city,  Regions lost its influence, and Kryvyi Rih supported Petro Poroshenko. Culture[ edit ] One of the biggest flower clocks in Europe, there is also a local history museum inside of it.
Kryvbas Theatre began its activities in, , three years later incorporated with Shevchenko Theater. Another ones are Doll Theatre and Movement Theatre. Kryvyi Rih is famous as the birthplace Eugenie Gershoy , an American sculptor and watercolorist who emigrated with her family in Her papers are held at Syracuse University.
The first screenings were conducted in the early s. Kryvyi Rih Circus feature large-scale exhibition space where fairs are held. Local historical museum celebrate Cossaks history, rich industrial heritage and its role in the Soviet State.
The municipally owned Art Gallery houses a collection of local painting. Big clubs such as Hollywood  and Sky, many tours of famous djs, pop and rap performers were based there. Ukrainian cuisine adjacent to bagels , cheesecake , hot dogs , shawarma and pizza , while Japanese cuisine and other Asian restaurants, hookahs , sandwich joints, trattorias and coffeehouses have become ubiquitous.
The city is home to the annual electronic music Turbofly festival. Landmarks[ edit ] Kryvyi Rih's buildings display a variety of architectural styles, ranging from eclecticism to contemporary architecture.
The widespread use of red brick and block apartments character the city. Much of the architecture in the city harks back to its days as a centre for the ore trade. Just outside the immediate city centre is a large number of former factories, some of which have totally destroyed and in despare need of restavration.
Stalinist architecture is wide with neoclassical mass lowcoast apartments. City Hall is the best example of The decree On liquidation of excesses. There are 6 microdistricts.
The city has many Christian churches , the most notable being the Savior Transfiguration Cathedral. It is the main centre of Kryvyi Rih Eparchy founded on July 27, Pokrova church, Mykhailivska church and Christmas church were destroyed in the s during the Great Purge , never to be used as a church again. Few Lenin monuments were destroyed during euromaidan events in Russian locomotive class Ye placed near Railway station. It gained university status in Kryvyi Rih Pedagogical Institute it was founded in as an Institute of Vocational Training, is the oldest pedagogical institution in Kryvyi Rih, reorganized in Pedagogical Institute.
Its future is uncertain. They are not able to withstand existing global challenges. It is part of the Sports Club Hirnyk which combines several other sections. Kryvyi Rih was also home to another football team, Kryvbas Kryvyi Rih.
The team was founded as FC Kryvyi Rih in The next year it was part of the republican sport society Avanhard. After a couple of years it changed to Hirnyk, before obtaining current its name in Kryvbas debuted in the Ukrainian Premier League in the —93 season. They had been in the top league since their debut, with their best finish in third place in the —99 and — seasons.
At the end of the —13 season the team finished in 7th place, however, due to financial difficulties the club declared itself bankrupt in June In the club entered into the professional leagues to compete in the Second League. In 3 seasons the club moved to the Amateur Level before competing one last time in Second League. SC Kryvbas is a professional basketball club.
Achievements of the team are winning the Ukrainian Basketball League in , and winning the Higher League in and Since the team is active in the Ukrainian Basketball SuperLeague. The city is famous for its annual autorally.
Mopr rocks Red-colored ground is common because of the iron oxides. The city centre is on the east bank of the Inhulets River , near its confluences with the River Saksahan. Kryvyi Rih's geographic features were highly influential in its early development industrial city. The city is set in the rolling steppe land surrounded by fields of sunflowers and grain. A short distance east of the city centre, there is an area along a small lake where glacial boulders were deposited.
As a result, this area was never cultivated and contains one of the few remaining patches of wild steppe vegetation in the area. The city's environmental and construction safety is a growing problem due to abandoned mines and polluted ore-processing waste. According to the Scientific Hygienic Centre of Ukraine, the city is one of the most unfavourable places to live because of these problems.
This tends to generate warm summers and cold winters with relatively low precipitation. Snowfalls are not common in the city, due to the urban warming effect. However,  districts that surround the city receive more snow and roads leading out of the city can be closed  due to snow. Climate data for Kryvyi Rih Month.