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Facts about Crimea

Facts about Crimea

  Crimea is surrounded almost entirely by the Black Sea. It is connected to Ukraine‚Äôs Kherson Oblast in the North by the Isthmus of Perekop. The Kerch Strait separates Crimea from Russia. In the ancient world the peninsula was known as Tauris. Crimea covers an area of 10,000 sq miles/26,000 sq km, about the same […]

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Simferopol, the Capital of Crimea

Simferopol, the Capital of Crimea

Simferopol, the capital of Crimea.   Simferopol is the capital and the largest city of Crimea. It is the business, administrative and cultural center of the peninsula. It has about 360,000 inhabitants. Brief history Simferopol was the capital of the Scythian State, known as Scythian Naples, during the 3rd century BC. During the 1st century […]

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