Pin about the Ukraine city of Kryvyi Rih to commemorate 200 years of existence and is made in 1975. The back of the medal says:”From Post Station To Industrial City”.
Kryvyi Rih is a city in the Ukraine is located near iron ore and uranium industry.
Kryvyi Rih was founded in the 17th. century by Cossacks as a post station, a post were exhausted horses good be swapped for fresh ones. The settlesment was first mentioned in 1775. The name of the city means “Curved Horn” because of the shape of a nearby lake.
In WWII the city was occupied by the Wehrmacht and was severely damaged in battle. After the war they rebuilt the city.