Yevpatoria municipality

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Yevpatoria municipality
Євпаторійська міськрада
Municipality
Flag of Yevpatoria municipality
Flag
Coat of arms of Yevpatoria municipality
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality (dark blue) in Crimea
Location of the municipality (dark blue) in Crimea
Coordinates: 45°12′13″N 33°21′41″E / 45.20361°N 33.36139°E / 45.20361; 33.36139Coordinates: 45°12′13″N 33°21′41″E / 45.20361°N 33.36139°E / 45.20361; 33.36139
Country Disputed
 Russia,  Ukraine
Republic Crimea
Established February 11, 1963
Admin. center Yevpatoria
Subdivisions
Government
 • City Mayor Andriy Danylenko[1]
Area
 • Total 65 km2 (25 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2013)
 • Total 123,505
 • Density 1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
Time zone MSK (UTC+4)
Dialing code +380 6569
Website evpatoriya-rada.gov.ua

The Yevpatoria municipality (Ukrainian: Євпаторійська міськрада, translit. Yevpatoriis'ka mis'krada) 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. The region is located on the western coast of Crimea on the Black Sea's shore. Its administrative center is the city of Yevpatoria.

Name[edit]

The Yevpatoria municipality is also known by its two other native official names; in Russian as Evpatoriyskiy gorsovet (Евпаторийский горсовет), and in Crimean Tatar as Kezlev şeer şurası. Colloquially, the municipality is known as "the territory governed by the Yevpatoria City Council (Ukrainian: Євпаторійська міська рада).

History[edit]

The Yevpatoria municipality was formed on February 11, 1963 when the territory of the Yevpatoria Raion was absorbed into the already existing Saky Raion. At that time, the Yevpatoria municipality was established with the city of Yevpatoria governing the territory. The municipality was reestablished on May 1, 1990.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

The Yevpatoria municipality's population was 117,565 as of the 2001 Ukrainian Census[2] and 123,505 as of April 1, 2013.[3]

The region's nationality composition results of the 2001 census was as follows:

All of the other nationalities took up the remaining 4.9 percent.[4]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Besides the city of Yevpatoria which serves as the region's administrative center, the Yevpatoria municipality also includes three urban-type settlements:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yevpatoria City Council". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  2. ^ "City of Yevpatoria". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Results of the population count on April 1, 2013 and the average for January-March 2013". Main Department of Statistics of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 18 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "Linguistic composition of the population". Main Department of Statistics of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea (in Russian). Retrieved 18 June 2013. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Yevpatoria municipality at Wikimedia Commons
  • "Main". Official web-portal (in Russian). www.evpatoriya-rada.gov.ua. Retrieved 17 June 2013.