|Yevpatoria City Municipality
Location of the municipality (dark blue) in Crimea
|Established||February 11, 1963|
|• City Mayor||Andriy Danylenko|
|• Total||65 km2 (25 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,800/km2 (4,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||MSK (UTC+3)|
|Dialing code||+380 6569|
The Yevpatoria City 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. Population: 119,258 (2014 Census).
The Yevpatoria City 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).
The Yevpatoria City 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.
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.
Administrative and municipal status
Within the framework of administrative divisions of Russia, Yevpatoria is, together with a number of urban and rural localities, incorporated separately as the town of republican significance of Yevpatoriya—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the town of republican significance of Yevpatoriya is incorporated as Yevpatoriya Urban Okrug.
Besides the city of Yevpatoria which serves as the region's administrative center, the Yevpatoria municipality also includes three urban-type settlements:
- Myrnyi, a remote enclave on the Black Sea's coast surrounded by Saky Raion
- Novoozerne, inland remote enclave surrounded by Saky Raion
- Zaozerne, situated by the Black Sea's coast near Yevpatoria
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- Law of the Republic of Crimea #35-ZRK
- Law of the Republic of Crimea #15-ZRK
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