Gaspra

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For the asteroid named Gaspra, see 951 Gaspra.
Gaspra
Гаспра
Flag of Gaspra
Flag
Coat of arms of Gaspra
Coat of arms
Gaspra is located in Autonomous Republic Crimea
Gaspra
Gaspra
Location of Gaspra within the Crimea
Gaspra is located in Yalta
Gaspra
Gaspra
Location of Gaspra
Coordinates: 44°26′10″N 34°6′38″E / 44.43611°N 34.11056°E / 44.43611; 34.11056Coordinates: 44°26′10″N 34°6′38″E / 44.43611°N 34.11056°E / 44.43611; 34.11056
Country Russia/Ukraine[1]
Republic Crimea
Region Yalta municipality
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population
 • Total 10,178
Time zone MSK (UTC+4)
Postal code 98660 — 98669
Area code(s) +380-654

Gaspra (Ukrainian: Гаспра, officially transliterated Haspra; Russian: Гаспра; Crimean Tatar: Gaspra) is a spa town, an urban-type settlement in Yalta municipality in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine and incorporated by Russia as the Republic of Crimea. It is located on the Black Sea coast, west of Yalta, and is a popular holiday resort. Population: 11,384 (2013 population estimate)[2].

Leo Tolstoy lived in Gaspra in 1901 and 1902.[citation needed]

The asteroid 951 Gaspra is named after Gaspra.

Climate[edit]

Gaspra has an oceanic climate (Köppen: Cfb).

Climate data for Gaspra
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 1.0
(33.8)
1.6
(34.9)
4.0
(39.2)
9.8
(49.6)
14.8
(58.6)
18.9
(66)
21.4
(70.5)
20.9
(69.6)
16.7
(62.1)
11.8
(53.2)
7.5
(45.5)
3.7
(38.7)
11.0
(51.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 67
(2.64)
50
(1.97)
43
(1.69)
36
(1.42)
41
(1.61)
53
(2.09)
44
(1.73)
43
(1.69)
40
(1.57)
40
(1.57)
53
(2.09)
77
(3.03)
587
(23.1)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]

Notable landmarks[edit]

Tourist attractions in the vicinity include the Roman castrum of Charax and the romantic castle of Swallow's Nest.

People from Gaspra[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ This place is located on the Crimean Peninsula, most of which is the subject of a territorial dispute between Russia and Ukraine. According to the political division of Russia, located on the peninsula are the federal subjects of the Russian Federation (the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol). According to the administrative-territorial division of Ukraine, located on the peninsula are the Ukrainian divisions (the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city with special status of Sevastopol).
  2. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України" (in Ukrainian). State Service of Statistics. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Climate: Haspra". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 18 April 2014.