Yalta municipality

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Yalta municipality
Ялтинська міськрада
Municipality
Location within Crimea
Location within Crimea
Coordinates: 44°29′58″N 34°10′12″E / 44.49944°N 34.17000°E / 44.49944; 34.17000Coordinates: 44°29′58″N 34°10′12″E / 44.49944°N 34.17000°E / 44.49944; 34.17000
Country Russia/Ukraine[1]
Republic Crimea
Capital Yalta
Subdivisions
Area
 • Total 283 km2 (109 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 141,781
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone MSK (UTC+4)
Dialing code +380-654 ¹
(1) exсept for the town of Nikita - calling code +380-6560

Yalta city municipality (Ukrainian: Ялтинська міськрада; Russian: Ялтинский горсовет; Crimean Tatar: Yalta şeer şurası), officially "the territory governed by the Yalta city council", also known as Greater Yalta is one of the 25 regions of 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 a resort region, located at the southern shore of Crimea – one of the most famous recreational territories of the former Soviet Union. Population: 141,781 (2013 population estimate)[2].

Administrative divisions[edit]

Administrative divisions of the Yalta municipality

Besides the cities of Yalta and Alupka, the region includes 21 towns and 9 villages which are organised into 7 town communities.

Former Crimean Tatar names which were officially changed in 1945-49 after the deportation of Crimean Tatars and are now used only by the Crimean Tatar community are mentioned in brackets.

  • 1 - the city of Yalta
  • 2 - Alupka town community
  • 3 - Foros town community
  • 4 - Gaspra town community
  • 5 - Gurzuf town community
  • 6 - Koreiz town community
    • Koreiz
    • Mishor (officially part of Koreiz)
  • 7 - Livadiya town community

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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.