Holuba Zatoka

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Holuba Zatoka

Голуба Затока
Holuba Zatoka is located in Crimea
Holuba Zatoka
Holuba Zatoka
Location of Holuba Zatoka in Crimea
Coordinates: 44°25′11″N 33°59′20″E / 44.41972°N 33.98889°E / 44.41972; 33.98889Coordinates: 44°25′11″N 33°59′20″E / 44.41972°N 33.98889°E / 44.41972; 33.98889
CountryDisputed between Russia and Ukraine[1]
MunicipalityYalta Municipality
Town status1971
 • Total1.2239 km2 (0.4726 sq mi)
Elevation418 m (1,371 ft)
 • Total615
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (MSK)
Postal code
Area code+380 654

Holuba Zatoka (Ukrainian: Голуба Затока; Russian: Голубой Залив; Crimean Tatar: Limena) is an urban-type settlement in the Yalta Municipality of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine and annexed by Russia as the Republic of Crimea.[3]

The settlement was first mentioned in written documents in 1864 when it was called Limena (Ukrainian: Лімена). It was known by that name until 1945 when it was changed to its current name. In 1971, the settlement received the status of an urban-type settlement.[3]

Holuba Zatoka is located on Crimea's southern shore at an elevation of 418 metres (1,371 ft).[2] The settlement is located 2.2 km (1.4 mi) west from Simeiz, which it is administratively subordinate to.[3] Its population was 363 in the 2001 Ukrainian census.[3] Current population: 615 (2014 Census).[4]


  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, there are federal subjects of the Russian Federation (the Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol) located on the peninsula. According to the administrative-territorial division of Ukraine, there are the Ukrainian divisions (the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city with special status of Sevastopol) located on the peninsula.
  2. ^ a b "Holuba Zatoka (Crimea region)". weather.in.ua. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d "Holuba Zatoka, Autonomous Republic of Crimea, City of Yalta". Regions of Ukraine and their Structure (in Ukrainian). Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Archived from the original on 8 August 2014. Retrieved 30 July 2014.
  4. ^ 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.