Saky municipality

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Saky municipality
Сакська міськрада
Flag of Saky municipality
Coat of arms of Saky municipality
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality (dark blue) in Crimea
Location of the municipality (dark blue) in Crimea
Coordinates: 45°08′01″N 33°34′38″E / 45.13361°N 33.57722°E / 45.13361; 33.57722Coordinates: 45°08′01″N 33°34′38″E / 45.13361°N 33.57722°E / 45.13361; 33.57722
Country Disputed:
Location in Russia Republic of Crimea Republic of Crimea
Location in Ukraine Autonomous Republic of Crimea Autonomous Republic of Crimea
Administrative centre Saky
 • City Mayor Oleh Kliuy[1] (PR)
 • Total 29 km2 (11 sq mi)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total 23,655
 • Density 820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Time zone MSK (UTC+4)
Dialing code +380 6563

The Saky municipality (Ukrainian: Сакська міськрада, translit. Saks'ka mis'krada) is one of the 25 regions of the Crimean peninsula, currently subject to a territorial dispute between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. The region is located on the western coast of Crimea on the Black Sea's shore. Its administrative centre is the city of Saky. Population: 23,655 (2013 population estimate)[3].

Unlike in the other regions and municipalities of Crimea which contain a number of other settlements under its jurisdiction, the Saky municipality only consists of its administrative center Saky.


The Saky municipality is also known by its two other native official names; in Russian as Sakskiy gorsovet (Сакский горсовет), and in Crimean Tatar as Saq şeer şurası. Colloquially, the municipality is known as "the territory governed by the Saky City Council (Ukrainian: Сакська міська рада).


The Saky City Council's members are elected every four years, with 21 councillors elected in single-mandate districts, and 21 councillors in a multiple mandate district.[4]


The Saky municipality's population was 28,522 as of the 2001 Ukrainian Census and 23,300 as of January 10, 2011.[2]

The region's nationality composition results in the 2001 census were as follows:

All of the other nationalities took up the remaining 4.8 percent.[5]


  1. ^ "Saky City Council". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Passport of the city of Saky". Official site of the Saky City Council (in Russian). Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Чисельність наявного населення України" (in Ukrainian). State Service of Statistics. Retrieved 6 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Saky City Municipality". Official site of the Saky City Municipality (in Russian). Retrieved 7 July 2013. 
  5. ^ "Linguistic composition of the population". Main Department of Statistics of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (in Russian). Retrieved 7 July 2013. 

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