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).
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.
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