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Novyi Svit (Ukrainian: Новий Світ, romanizedNovyi Svit; Russian: Но́вый Свет, tr. Novy Svet; Crimean Tatar: Novıy Svet; literally: 'New World' or more correctly 'New Community') is a resort, an urban-type settlement in Sudak 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 known for Novyi Svit sparkling wine produced there. Champagne production was introduced into Novyi Svit by a local landowner, Prince Lev Golitsyn, in the late 19th century. Population: 1,248 (2014 Census).[2]

Novyi Svit

Новий Світ — Новый Свет
Novyi Svit seen from the north-eastern part of town.
Novyi Svit seen from the north-eastern part of town.
Flag of Novyi Svit
Coat of arms of Novyi Svit
Coat of arms
Novyi Svit is located in Crimea
Novyi Svit
Novyi Svit
Location of Novyi Svit on a map of Crimea.
Coordinates: 44°49′45″N 34°54′46″E / 44.82917°N 34.91278°E / 44.82917; 34.91278Coordinates: 44°49′45″N 34°54′46″E / 44.82917°N 34.91278°E / 44.82917; 34.91278
CountryDisputed between Russia and Ukraine[1]
MunicipalitySudak Municipality
50 m (160 ft)
 • Total1,248
Time zoneUTC+4 (MSK)
Postal code
Area code(s)+380 6566

The town is situated in a very scenic area where numerous Soviet movies were filmed. It boasts some fine beaches, a couple of resort hotels (one of which was supposed to be for Soviet cosmonauts), a several km tunnel inside a mountain where a factory stores its products, and a large juniper forest.


  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.

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