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Landsat satellite photo
|Location||Dniprodzerzhynsk (to the south), Poltava, Kirovohrad and Dnipropetrovsk Oblasts, Ukraine|
|Primary inflows||Dnieper River|
|Primary outflows||Dnieper River|
|Catchment area||567 km2|
|Basin countries||Russia, Belarus, Ukraine|
|Max. length||114 km|
|Max. width||8 km|
|Surface area||567 km²|
|Max. depth||15 m|
|Water volume||2.45 km³|
|Surface elevation||104 m|
The Dniprodzerzhynsk Reservoir (Ukrainian: Дніпродзержинське водосховище, Dniprodzerzhyns'ke vodoskhovyshche) is a water reservoir located on the lower part of the Dnieper River in Ukraine. Named after the city of Dniprodzerzhynsk, it covers a total area of 567 square kilometres within the Dnipropetrovsk Oblast. It was formed in 1963-1965. The reservoir is mainly used for generating hydroelectric power, transportation, fish farming, and human consumption
The reservoir is 114 km in length, 5 km in width (8 km max.); has a depth of 15 meters, and a volume of 2.45 km³. During winter, the reservoir freezes over.
The ports of Kremenchuk and the Dnieper Mineral Enrichment Complex in Komsomolsk are located on the reservoir. The Dniprodzerzhynsk Hydroelectric Station, constructed during 1956–1965, is also located on the reservoir.