Crimea

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Coordinates: 45°18′N 34°24′E / 45.3°N 34.4°E / 45.3; 34.4

Crimean Peninsula
Satellite image o the Crimean peninsula
Geografie
Location Eastren Europe
Coordinates 45°18′N 34°24′E / 45.3°N 34.4°E / 45.3; 34.4
Aurie 27,000 km2 (10,400 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 1,545 m (5,069 ft)
Claimit bi
 Roushie
(de facto control)
Federal destrict Crimean Federal Destrict
Federal subjects Republic o Crimea
Sevastopol[1]
Regions Autonomous Republic o Crimea
Sevastopol
Kherson Oblast (northren pairt o Arabat Spit, Henichesk Raion)
Demographics
Demonym Crimean
Population 2.4 million[citation needit] (as of 2007)
Ethnic groups Roushies
Ukrainians
Crimean Tatars

The Crimean Peninsula (Roushie: Крымский полуостров‎, Ukrainian: Кримський півострів, Crimean Tatar: Къырым ярымадасы‎), kent simply as Crimea an aw on the northern coast o the Black Sea is locatit sooth o the Ukrainian region o Kherson an wast o the Roushie region o Kuban. The peninsula is amaist completely surroondit bi twa seas: the Black Sea an the smawer Sea o Azov tae the east. It is connectit tae Kherson bi the Isthmus of Perekop an is separatit frae Kuban bi the Strait o Kerch. The Arabat Spit is locatit tae the northeast; a narrae strip o laund that separates a seestem o lagoons namit Sivash frae the Sea o Azov.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Treaty to accept Crimea, Sevastopol to Russian Federation signed". rt.com. Autonomous Nonprofit Organization “TV-Novosti”. March 18, 2014. Retrieved 24 March 2014.