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Gurzuf (Russian:Гурзу́ф) is a settlement on the Crimea peninsula in Ukraine, on the northern coast of the Black Sea. Geographical location 44° 32′ 37″ N 34° 16′ 55″ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=44_32_37_N_34_16_55_E_). Its population is about 12,000. Gurzuf was famous for the All-Union Young Pioneer camp Artek, situated in it. The Crimea (officially Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukrainian transliteration: Avtonomna Respublika Krym, Ukrainian: Автономна Республіка Крим, Russian: Автономная Республика Крым, pronounced cry-MEE-ah in English) is a peninsula and an autonomous republic of Ukraine on the northern coast of the Black Sea. ... A peninsula is a geographical formation consisting of an extension of land from a larger body, surrounded by water on three sides. ... Satellite view of the Black Sea, taken by NASA MODIS Cities of the Black Sea The Black Sea (known as the Euxine Sea in antiquity) is an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Asia Minor. ... Young Pioneer camp was the name for the rest place of Young Pioneers, in the 20th century they existed in many Socialist countries. ... Artek ( Russian: Арте́к) was the All-Union and international Young Pioneer camp in the Soviet Union. ...


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Conference place (159 words)
Gurzuf is located in Great Yalta near basic route “Simferopol' - Yalta”.
Distance from Gurzuf to Yalta is approximately 15 km, and that from Simferopol' to Gurzuf – 60 km.
The trolleybus and bus stop "Gurzuf" is located on the route not far from Gurzuf (see “Gurzuf map”).
BSP Europe - Conservation in the Ukraine (2157 words)
The Conservation Needs Assessment Workshop, sometimes referred to as the Gurzuf Workshop, sought to facilitate an open and transparent discussion among relevant stakeholders in Crimean and central government agencies, scientific institutions, and NGOs about the status of, threats facing, and actions needed to conserve Crimea's biodiversity.
In addition to invited participants, many other people were able to participate as a result of the Gurzuf Workshop accessibility to the public, with daily transport provided to the nearby capital city of Simferopol.
The Gurzuf Workshop focused on setting (1) geographic priorities to identify where conservation activity should be undertaken and (2) thematic priorities to determine what conservation actions should be taken.
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