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Gaspra (Ukrainian: Гаспра, officially transliterated Haspra; Russian: Гаспра; Crimean Tatar: Gaspra) is a spa town, an urban-type settlement in Yalta Municipality in 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. It is located on the Black Sea coast, west of Yalta, and is a popular holiday resort. Population: 10,310 (2014 Census).[2]

Gaspra

Гаспра
Flag of Gaspra
Flag
Coat of arms of Gaspra
Coat of arms
Gaspra is located in Crimea
Gaspra
Gaspra
Location of Gaspra within the Crimea
Coordinates: 44°26′10″N 34°6′38″E / 44.43611°N 34.11056°E / 44.43611; 34.11056Coordinates: 44°26′10″N 34°6′38″E / 44.43611°N 34.11056°E / 44.43611; 34.11056
CountryDisputed between Russia and Ukraine[1]
RepublicCrimea
RegionYalta Municipality
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total10,310
Time zoneUTC+4 (MSK)
Postal code
98660 — 98669
Area code(s)+380-654
ClimateCfb

Leo Tolstoy lived in Gaspra in 1901 and 1902.[citation needed] Nearby are the Swallow's Nest, a modern castle and Charax, Crimea a Roman fort.

The asteroid 951 Gaspra is named after Gaspra.

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ClimateEdit

Gaspra has an oceanic climate (Köppen: Cfb).

Climate data for Gaspra
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Daily mean °C (°F) 1.0
(33.8)
1.6
(34.9)
4.0
(39.2)
9.8
(49.6)
14.8
(58.6)
18.9
(66.0)
21.4
(70.5)
20.9
(69.6)
16.7
(62.1)
11.8
(53.2)
7.5
(45.5)
3.7
(38.7)
11.0
(51.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 67
(2.6)
50
(2.0)
43
(1.7)
36
(1.4)
41
(1.6)
53
(2.1)
44
(1.7)
43
(1.7)
40
(1.6)
40
(1.6)
53
(2.1)
77
(3.0)
587
(23.1)
Source: Climate-Data.org[3]

Notable landmarksEdit

Tourist attractions in the vicinity include the Roman castrum of Charax and the romantic castle of Swallow's Nest.

People from GaspraEdit

Twin towns — sister citiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Climate: Haspra". Climate-Data.org. Retrieved 18 April 2014.

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