Koreiz (Ukrainian: Кореїз, Russian: Кореиз, Crimean Tatar: Koreiz) is an urban-type settlement lying south-west of Yalta in the Yalta Municipality 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 name of the town means "villages" in Greek (χωρεία, chorèa). Koreiz absorbed the nearby spa of Miskhor in 1958. Population: 5,455 (2014 Census).[2]

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Flag of Koreiz
Coat of arms of Koreiz
Koreiz is located in Crimea
Location of Koreiz within the Crimea
Coordinates: 44°25′59″N 34°5′14″E / 44.43306°N 34.08722°E / 44.43306; 34.08722Coordinates: 44°25′59″N 34°5′14″E / 44.43306°N 34.08722°E / 44.43306; 34.08722
CountryDisputed between Russia and Ukraine[1]
MunicipalityYalta Municipality
Local councilKoreiz
120 m (390 ft)
 • Total5,455
Time zoneUTC+4 (MSK)
Postal code
98670 — 98675
Area code(s)+380-654

Koreiz has arguably become best known as the site of two palaces:


  1. ^ This place is located on the Crimean peninsula, most of which is the subject of a territorial dispute between Russia, which administers the contested area, and Ukraine, whose internationally recognised boundaries include the contested area. 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.

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