|Alushta City Municipality|
Алуштинська міська рада
Location of Alushta municipality in Crimea
|• Total||600 km2 (200 sq mi)|
|• Density||87/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (MSK)|
Alushta City Municipality (Ukrainian: Алуштинська міська рада, Russian: Алуштинский горсовет, Crimean Tatar: Aluşta şeer şurası), officially "the territory governed by the Alushta city council", also known as Greater Alushta 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. Population: 52,318 (2014 Census).
It is a resort region, located at the southern shore of Crimea - one of the most famous recreational territories of the former Soviet Union.
Administrative and municipal status
Within the framework of administrative divisions of Russia, Alushta is, together with a number of urban and rural localities, incorporated separately as the town of republican significance of Alushta—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the town of republican significance of Alushta is incorporated as Alushta Urban Okrug.
Former Crimean Tatar names which were officially changed in 1945-49 and are now used only by the Crimean Tatar community are mentioned in brackets.
The following cities are twinned with Alushta:
- Äänekoski, Central Finland
- Santa Cruz, California, United States
- Jūrmala, Latvia
- Dzierżoniów, Poland
- Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2014). "Таблица 1.3. Численность населения Крымского федерального округа, городских округов, муниципальных районов, городских и сельских поселений" [Table 1.3. Population of Crimean Federal District, Its Urban Okrugs, Municipal Districts, Urban and Rural Settlements]. Федеральное статистическое наблюдение «Перепись населения в Крымском федеральном округе». ("Population Census in Crimean Federal District" Federal Statistical Examination) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
- Law of the Republic of Crimea #35-ZRK
- Law of the Republic of Crimea #15-ZRK
- Чисельність наявного населення України (in Ukrainian). State Service of Statistics. Archived from the original on 1 July 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
- "Suomen kaupunkiopas" (in Finnish). Kaupunkiopas.com. Retrieved 2015-12-01.