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Coordinates: 44°56′53″N, 34°6′15″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Simferopol
Сімферопoль, Симферополь, Aqmescit
Region: Simferopol municipality
Coordinates: 44°56′53″N, 34°6′15″E
Altitude: ~350 m
Area: 107 km²
Population:
Density:
358,108 (2001)
3159.23 /km²
Postal codes: 95000 — 95490
Phone prefix: +380-652
Time zone: EET: UTC+2
Former names: Aqmescit (Aq Mechet) (until 1784), Kermençik (until the 13th cent.)
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Simferopol (Crimea )
Simferopol

Simferopol (English pronunciation: /ˌsɪm.fə.'roʊ.pəl/) (Ukrainian: Сімферополь; Russian: Симферополь; Crimean Tatar: Aqmescit, literally: The white mosque) is the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in southern Ukraine. The city is situated on the small Salhir River. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Simferopol-COA.gif‎ Description: COA of Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine. ... Subnational entity is a generic term for an administrative region within a country — on an arbitrary level below that of the sovereign state — typically with a local government encompassing multiple municipalities, counties, or provinces with a certain degree of autonomy in a varying number of matters. ... Simferopol city municipality (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) officially the territory governed by the Simferopol city council is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Altitude is the elevation of an object from a known level or datum. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Postal codes are generally clearly visible outside local Australian post offices. ... // Proposed Country Code: 3 In 1996, the European Commission proposed the introduction of a single telephone numbering plan, in which all European Union member states would use the code 3. Calls between member states would no longer require the use of the international access code 00. This proposal would have... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Time zones of Europe: Light colours indicate countries not observing daylight saving Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+2 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. ... . ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Red_pog. ... This chart shows concisely the most common way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is applied to represent the English language. ... Crimean Tatar language (Qırımtatar tili, Qırımtatarca), also known as Crimean (Qırım tili, Qırımca) and Crimean Turkish (Qırım Türkçesi) is the language of the Crimean Tatars. ... This article is about a city that serves as a center of government and politics. ... Motto: Процветание в единстве - Prosperity in unity Anthem: Нивы и горы твои волшебны, Родина - Your fields and mounts are wonderful, Motherland Location of Crimea (red) on the map of Ukraine. ... The Salhir River (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ; Crimean Tatar: ) is the longest river in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine. ...

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Geography and climate

Simferopol is located in the southern portion of the Crimean peninsula. The Simferopol Reservoir is located near the city, providing the area with clean drinking water.


The climate is dry and warm, with soft winters. The average temperature in January is –0.5°С, and +21.2°С in July. The average rainfall is 509 mm per year, and there is a total of 2,469 hours of sunlight per year. Celsius is, or relates to, the Celsius temperature scale (previously known as the centigrade scale). ...


History

A famous archaeological site known as Scythian Neapol, the remnants of an ancient capital of the Crimean Scythians, is located within the city's boundaries. Archaeology or sometimes in American English archeology (from the Greek words αρχαίος = ancient and λόγος = word/speech) is the study of human cultures through the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains, including architecture, artefacts, biofacts, human remains, and landscapes. ... Scythian Neapol was a settlement that existed from the end of the 3rd century BCE until the second half of the 3rd century CE. The archeological ruins sit on the outskirts of the present-day Simferopol. ... Scythia was an area in Eurasia inhabited in ancient times by an Indo-Aryans known as the Scythians. ...


Later, the Crimean Tatar town of Aqmescit was located in the area of modern Simferopol. The Crimean Tatars (sg. ...


Russians renamed the city Simferopol in 1784 after the conquest of Crimea by Catherine II of Russia. In Greek, Συμφερόπολις (Sympheropolis) means "the city of usefulness". In 1802, Simferopol became the administrative center of the Taurida Governorate. During the Crimean War of 1854-1856, the Russian army reserves and a hospital were located in the city. More than 30,000 Russian soldiers were buried in the vicinity of the city. 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... “Catherine the Great” redirects here. ... --69. ... Taurida Governorate (Russian: , Ukrainian: , Crimean Tatar: ) was a historical governorate of Russia that is now part of Ukraine. ... Combatants Allies: Second French Empire British Empire Ottoman Empire Kingdom of Sardinia Russian Empire Bulgarian volunteers Casualties 90,000 French 35,000 Turkish 17,500 British 2,194 Sardinian killed, wounded and died of disease ~134,000 killed, wounded and died of disease The Crimean War (1853–1856) was fought... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...



In the 20th century, Simferopol once again was affected by wars in the region. At the end of the Russian Civil War, the headquarters of General Pyotr Wrangel, leader of the anti-Bolshevik White Army, were located there. On November 13, 1920, the Red Army captured the city and on October 18, 1921, Simferopol became the capital of the Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. Combatants Red Army Latvian Reds Finnish Reds White Army Czech Legion Allied intervention UK France United States Japan Italy  Canada  Greece  Romania  Serbia New states Poland Finland  Latvia  Estonia  Lithuania Ukrainian Peoples Republic Green Army (Cossacks) Black Army (Anarchists) Blue Army (Peasants) Commanders Trotsky Mikhail Tukhachevsky Kamenev Budyonny Frunze... Baron Wrangel At a prayer vigil upon accepting command. ... Bolshevik Party Meeting. ... White Army redirects here. ... is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... For other organizations known as the Red Army, see Red Army (disambiguation). ... is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Крымская Автономная Советская Социалистическая Республика) (October 18, 1921—June 30, 1945) was created as part of RSFSR within the Crimean Peninsula, its capital being Simferopol. ...

Simferopol's coat of arms 1844 - 1920
Simferopol's coat of arms 1844 - 1920

Retreating NKVD shot a number of prisoners on October 31, 1941 in the NKVD building and city prison [1]. During World War II Simferopol was occupied by the German army between November 1, 1941 and April 13, 1944. Germans perpetrated one of the largest war-time massacres in Simferopol, killing in total over 22,000 locals — mostly Russians, Jews, Krymchaks, and Gypsies. On one occasion, on December 13, 1941, the Einsatzgruppen D under Otto Ohlendorf killed at least 14,300 Simferopol residents. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Combatants Soviet Union,[1] Poland, Tannu Tuva (until 1944 incorporation with USSR), Mongolia Germany,[2] Italy (to 1943), Romania (to 1944), Finland (to 1944), Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, Spain (to 1943, unofficial) Commanders Joseph Stalin, Aleksei Antonov, Ivan Konev, Rodion Malinovsky, Ivan Bagramyan, Kirill Meretskov, Ivan Petrov, Alexander Rodimtsev, Konstantin Rokossovsky... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... is the 103rd day of the year (104th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... The Krymchaks (sg. ... Languages Romani, languages of native region Religions Christianity, Islam Related ethnic groups South Asians (Desi) The Roma (singular Rom; sometimes Rroma, Rrom) or Romanies are an ethnic group living in many communities all over the world. ... December 13 is the 347th day of the year (348th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... A member of Einsatzgruppe D is just about to shoot a Jewish man kneeling before a filled mass grave in Vinnitsa, Ukraine, in 1942. ... Otto Ohlendorf Otto Ohlendorf (February 4, 1907 - June 8, 1951) was an SS-Gruppenführer and head of the interior division of the SD. Nazi Official Born in Hoheeggelsen bei Hildersheim near Hannover the son of a farm owner, he joined the Nazi party in 1925 (member #6631) followed by...


The Soviets liberated Simferopol in April of 1944. And on May 18, the Crimean Tatar population of the city with the whole Crimean Tatar nation was forcibly deported to Central Asia. is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...


After the war, on April 26, 1954, Simferopol, together with the rest of Crimea, was transferred from Russia to the Ukrainian SSR by Nikita Khrushchev. is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... State motto: Пролетарі всіх країн, єднайтеся! Official language None. ... Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (Russian: , Nikita Sergeevič Chruščiov; IPA: , in English, , or , occasionally ); surname more accurately romanized as Khrushchyov[1]; April 17 [O.S. April 5] 1894[2]–September 11, 1971) was the chief director of the Soviet Union after the death of Joseph Stalin. ...


Modern City

After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Simferopol became the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea within newly independent Ukraine. Today it has a population of 363,600 (as of 2004) who are mostly ethnic Russians. There are also significant Ukrainian and Crimean Tatar minorities. This is a history of the Soviet Union from 1985 to 1991. ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... History of Ukraine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Simferopol's main railway station.
Simferopol's main railway station.

After the Crimean Tatars returned from exile in the 1990s, several new Crimean Tatar suburbs appeared, as returned much more Tartars compared to number of exiled. Nowdays practice of illigal seizure of land is widly spread among Tartars. Image File history File linksMetadata SimfiropolTrainStation. ... Image File history File linksMetadata SimfiropolTrainStation. ... The Crimean Tatars (sg. ...


The city has a railway terminus, serving millions of summer tourists each year, and the Simferopol Airport. The world's longest trolley bus line connects Simferopol to Yalta on Crimea's Black Sea coast. Simferopol International Airport (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ) (IATA: SIP, ICAO: UKFF) is airport in Simferopol, Ukraine. ... Krymtrolleybus: Å koda 9Tr n. ... Yalta (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a city in Crimea, southern Ukraine, on the north coast of the Black Sea. ... For other uses, see Black Sea (disambiguation). ...


Sister cities

Simferopol is currently twinned with: Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

Heidelberg is Simferopol's sister city since 1991. In the center of the city, there is a "Heidelberg House", which was constructed in 2000 from the private donation of Mr. Manfred Lautenschlaeger, the founder of MLP AG, Heidelberg. The House belongs to two partner organizations: ‘Freundeskreis Heidelberg – Simferopol’ (Heidelberg, Germany) and ‘Circle of Friends Simferopol – Heidelberg’ (Crimea, Ukraine). It earned an international reputation due to a number of projects and activities in the field of culture, education and social support. Heidelberg is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Kecskemét (IPA: ), (approximate pronounciation, Kech-kem-it), is a city in the central part of Hungary. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Essex County Settled 1626 Incorporated 1626 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Kimberley Driscoll Area  - City  18. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Bursa (formerly known as Brusa or Prusa) is the capital of the Bursa Province in northwestern Turkey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Dohodno Zdanie is a theatre building which is considered a symbol of the city Rousse (also transliterated as Ruse or Russe; Bulgarian: ; formerly also Rustchuk) is the fifth-largest city in Bulgaria, with a population of 176,115. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bulgaria. ...


Famous people from Simferopol

Andriy Hryvko (Ukrainian: ; born August 7, 1983 in Simferopol) is a Ukrainian cyclist who rides for Team Milram. ... A cyclist is a person who engages in cycling whether as a sport or rides a bicycle for recreation or transportation. ... Team Milram is a professional cycling team participating in the 2006 edition of the UCI ProTour race series, taking over the ProTour licens of the Domina Vacanze team. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Electronic music. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Hip hop (disambiguation). ... DJ or dj may stand for Disc jockey, dinner jacket The DeadJournal website, or Djibouti. ... In the music industry, record producer designates a person responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for release. ... Adolph Joffe Adolph Abramovich Joffe (Russian: Адольф Абрамович Иоффе, alternative transliterations Adolf Ioffe or, rarely, Yoffe) (October 10, 1883, Simferopol – November 16, 1927, Moscow) was a Russian Communist revolutionary, a Bolshevik politician and a Soviet diplomat. ... This article is about communism as a form of society and as a political movement. ... Revolutionary, when used as a noun, is a person who either advocates or actively engages in some kind of revolution. ... Bolshevik Party Meeting. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A politician is an individual who is a formally recognized and active member of a government, or a person who influences the way a society is governed through an understanding of political power and group dynamics. ... Soviet redirects here. ... This page is about negotiations; for the board game, see Diplomacy (game). ... Yana Klochkova (born August 7, 1982 in Simferopol, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian swimmer. ... Swimming is the method by which humans (or other animals) move themselves through water. ... Zara Aleksandrovna Levina (1906-1976) was a famous Ukrainian composer. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Yuri Ivanovitch Manin (born 1937) is a Russian-born mathematician, known for work in algebraic geometry and diophantine geometry, and many expository works ranging from mathematical logic to theoretical physics. ... Sergey Karjakin (Ukrainian: Сергій Карякін; Russian: Сергей Карякин) (born January 12, 1990 in Kramatorsk) of Ukraine became the youngest chess grandmaster in history at the age of 12 years and 7 months. ... Chess is a recreational and competitive game for two players. ... The title Grandmaster is awarded to world-class chess masters by the world chess organization FIDE. Apart from World Champion, Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. ... Ekaterina Serebrianskaya (Russian: Екатерина Серебрянская) (born 25th October, 1977 in Simferopol, Ukraine) is an Individual Rhythmic Gymnast. ... Oleg Valeriyevich Kotov was born October 27, 1965, in Simferopol, Autonomous Republic of Crimea in Ukraine. ...

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The UNIAN or Ukrainian Independent Information Agency (Ukrainian: Українське Незалежне Інформаційне Агентство, УНІАН; Ukrayinske Nezalezhne Informatsiyne Ahentstvo) is a Kyiv-based Ukrainian news agency. ...

Administrative divisions of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine Flag of Ukraine

Raions: Bakhchisaray raionBilohirsk raionChornomorske raionDzhankoy raionKirovske raion • Krasnohvardiyske raion • Krasnoperekopsk raion • Lenine raion • Nizhnyohirskyi raion • Pervomayske raion • Rozdolne raion • Saky raion • Simferopol raion • Sovetskyi raion Image File history File links Crimea_Emblem. ... Motto: Процветание в единстве - Prosperity in unity Anthem: Нивы и горы твои волшебны, Родина - Your fields and mounts are wonderful, Motherland Location of Crimea (red) on the map of Ukraine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Motto: Процветание в единстве - Prosperity in unity Anthem: Нивы и горы твои волшебны, Родина - Your fields and mounts are wonderful, Motherland Location of Crimea (red) on the map of Ukraine. ... Bakhchisaray raion (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Bilohirsk raion (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Chernomorsk raion (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Dzhankoy raion (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Kirovske raion (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ...

City Municipalities: Alushta municipalityArmyansk municipalityDzhankoy municipalityEupatoria municipalityFeodosiya municipalityKerch municipalityKrasnoperekopsk municipalitySaky municipalitySimferopol municipalitySudak municipalityYalta municipality Motto: Процветание в единстве - Prosperity in unity Anthem: Нивы и горы твои волшебны, Родина - Your fields and mounts are wonderful, Motherland Location of Crimea (red) on the map of Ukraine. ... Alushta city municipality (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ), officially the territory governed by the Alushta city council, also known as Greater Alushta is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Armyansk city municipality (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Dzhankoy (Ukrainian and Russian: Джанкой, Crimean Tatar: Canköy) is a city in the north of the Crimea, Ukraine. ... Eupatoria city municipality (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) officially the territory governed by the Eupatoria city council is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Theodosia city municipality (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ), officially the territory governed by the Theodosia city council, is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Kerch (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: , Old East Slavic: Кърчевъ) is a city (2001 pop 157,000) on the Kerch Peninsula of eastern Crimea, is an important industrial, transport and tourist centre of Ukraine. ... Krasnoperekopsk (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: Krasnoperekopsk) is a city in Crimea, Ukraine which is located on the southern part of the Perekop Isthmus, on the shore of the Stare lake, and about 124km from the Crimean capital, Simferopol. ... Saky (Ukrainian: ) is a city in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine. ... Simferopol city municipality (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) officially the territory governed by the Simferopol city council is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Sudak city municipality (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ), officially the territory governed by the Sudak city council is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ... Yalta city municipality (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ), officially the territory governed by the Yalta city council, also known as Greater Yalta is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. ...

Cities and towns: AlupkaAlushtaArmyanskBakhchisarayBilohirsk • Chornomorske • GaspraGurzufDzhankoyEupatoriaFeodosiyaForosKerchKoktebelKoreiz • Kirovske • Krasnohvardiyske • KrasnoperekopskLenineLivadiyaMassandra • Nizhnyohirskyi • NikitaNovyi SvetPartenit • Pervomayske • Perekop • Rozdolne • SakyShcholkineSimeizSimferopol • Sovetskyi • Staryi KrymSudakYalta Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Urban-type settlement (Russian: , posyolok gorodskogo tipa; Ukrainian: , selyshche miskoho typu; abbreviated as in Russian and as in Ukrainian) is an official designation for a certain type of urban settlements used in some of the countries of the former Soviet Union. ... Alupka (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a resort town in Crimea, Ukraine, situated 17 km to the west of Yalta. ... Alushta, called Aluston in the Byzantine Empire, is a resort town in the Crimea, situated on the Black Sea on the road from Gurzuf to Sudak. ... Armyansk (Ukrainian: Армянськ, Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a town in northern Crimea, Ukraine. ... Bakhchisaray (Crimean Tatar: Bağçasaray, Ukrainian: , Russian: ), a town in Central Crimea, centre of the Bakhchisaray raion (district), former capital of the Crimean Khanate. ... Belogorsk (Crimean Tatar: Qarasuvbazar, Ukrainian: , Russian: ) (both Russian and Ukrainian names mean white mountains), formerly Karasubazar, is a town of Ukraine, at the Crimea, in 45° 3 north and 340 26 east, 25 miles east-northeast of Simferopol. ... Gaspra (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a spa town in Crimea, Ukraine. ... Gurzuf (Russian:Гурзу́ф) is a settlement on the Crimea peninsula in Ukraine, on the northern coast of the Black Sea. ... Dzhankoy (Ukrainian and Russian: Джанкой, Crimean Tatar: Canköy) is a city in the north of the Crimea, Ukraine. ... Also Eupatoria or Evpatoria; town in the Crimea. ... Feodosiya (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a port and resort city in Crimea, Ukraine, located on the Black Sea coast. ... Foros (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a resort town in Crimea, Ukraine. ... Kerch (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: , Old East Slavic: Кърчевъ) is a city (2001 pop 157,000) on the Kerch Peninsula of eastern Crimea, is an important industrial, transport and tourist centre of Ukraine. ... Koktebel, also known as Planerskoye, is one of the most popular resort townlets in the Crimea, situated on the shore of the Black Sea about halfway between Feodosiya and Sudak. ... Koreiz (Ukrainian: Кореїз, Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a townlet in the Yalta region of Crimea. ... Krasnoperekopsk (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: Krasnoperekopsk) is a city in Crimea, Ukraine which is located on the southern part of the Perekop Isthmus, on the shore of the Stare lake, and about 124km from the Crimean capital, Simferopol. ... Lenine or Lenino (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is an urban-type settlement in the eastern Crimea, in the southwestern part of the Kerch Peninsula. ... Livadiya is a resort located on the Black Sea near Yalta, Ukraine. ... Massandra (Ukrainian: Масандра, Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a townlet in the Yalta region of Crimea. ... Nikita (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: Nikita) is a townlet in Crimea, Ukraine. ... A Juniper forest in Noviy Svet Novyi Svet (Russian: ; Ukrainian: ; Crimean Tatar: Novıy Svet; literally: New World) is a resort town in Crimea, Ukraine, known for an eponymous sort of champagne produced there. ... Partenit (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a seaside city in the southern part of Crimea, Ukraine. ... Saky (Ukrainian: ) is a city in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine. ... Shcholkine (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ; Crimean Tatar: ), also commonly known as Shchelkino or Shchyolkino by its Russian name, is a town in the Lenine raion of Ukraines Autonomous Republic of Crimea. ... Simeiz (Симеиз) is a resort town in Crimea, Ukraine. ... Staryi Krym (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a small historical town in the Eastern Crimea, approximately 25 km (15 mi. ... Sudak is city in the Crimea. ... Yalta (Ukrainian: , Russian: , Crimean Tatar: ) is a city in Crimea, southern Ukraine, on the north coast of the Black Sea. ...


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