Crimea is a peninsula jutting into the Black Sea. We treat it here as a region of because Russia controls the area, but see also the boxed text below.

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, also known as Sebastopol, is in .

is the capital city of the . The note on the Crimea page regarding the current political situation also applies to this page; please read it.

is a resort town on the peninsula in .


is a city in . It is famous as a beach resort, and a favourite holiday destination for many citizens of the former Soviet countries.

is a small city in the . You can take the 'famous' Crimean over mountain trolley bus but you may be disappointed.

is in . Once the capital of the Crimean Tatar Khanate, it is undergoing a steady cultural rebirth since the Tatars were allowed to return from Uzbekistan in the early 1990s.

is a small sleepy town in . On the edge of the city of , on a well-protected bay on the Black Sea, is the small harbor town of .

is a beautiful, quaint little resort town on the Black Sea coast in .

, is a city on the Peninsula of eastern .

is in the , in the . Also known as Planerskoye, is one of the most popular resort townlets in the Crimea, situated on the shore of the Black Sea about halfway between and .

is in the , in . It was once a fairly important city; Marco Polo mentions it and the Arab traveller Ibn Batuta rated it one of the world's four great ports, as of the early 1300s.

or Eupatoria is a city in with more than 100,000 citizens.


  • Type:  region
  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  2,340,000
  • Latitude of center:  45° north
  • Longitude of center:  34° east
  • Elevation:  200 meters (656 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Crimea
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Crimea

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