Yalta Municipality

Yalta City Municipality (Russian: Я́лтинский городско́й сове́т; Ukrainian: Я́лтинська міська́ ра́да; Crimean Tatar: Yalta şeer şurası, Ялта шеэр шурасы), officially "the territory governed by the Yalta city council", also known as Greater Yalta (Russian: Большая Ялта) is one of the 25 regions of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine but forcibly incorporated into Russia after Russia invaded Ukraine in 2014.

Yalta City Municipality
Ялтинский городской совет
Ялтинська міська рада
Yalta şeer şurası, Ялта шеэр шурасы
Location within Crimea
Location within Crimea
Coordinates: 44°29′58″N 34°10′12″E / 44.49944°N 34.17000°E / 44.49944; 34.17000Coordinates: 44°29′58″N 34°10′12″E / 44.49944°N 34.17000°E / 44.49944; 34.17000
Country Ukraine
  • 2 cities
  • 21 urban-type settlements
  • 1 village
  • 9 rural settlements
 • Total283 km2 (109 sq mi)
 • Total133,675
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+3 (MSK)
Dialing code+7 3654 1
(1) except for the town of Nikita - calling code +380-6560

It is a resort region, located at the southern shore of Crimea – one of the most famous recreational territories of the former Soviet Union. Population: 133,675 (2014 Census).[1]

Administrative and municipal statusEdit

Administrative divisions of the Yalta municipality

Within the framework of administrative divisions of Russia, Yalta is, together with a number of urban and rural localities, incorporated separately as the town of republican significance of Yalta—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts.[2] As a municipal division, the town of republican significance of Yalta is incorporated as Yalta Urban Okrug.[3]

Within the framework of administrative divisions of Ukraine, Yalta is incorporated as the town of republican significance of Yalta.[4] Its governing body, Yalta miskrada (Yalta city council) was governing the territory what is described here as Yalta Urban Okrug.

Besides the cities of Yalta and Alupka, the region includes 21 towns and 9 villages which are organised into 7 town communities.

Former Crimean Tatar names which were officially changed in 1945-49 after the deportation of Crimean Tatars and are now used only by the Crimean Tatar community are mentioned in brackets.

  • 1 - the city of Yalta
  • 2 - Alupka town community
  • 3 - Foros town community
  • 4 - Gaspra town community
  • 5 - Gurzuf town community
  • 6 - Koreiz town community
    • Koreiz
    • Mishor (officially part of Koreiz)
  • 7 - Livadiya town community

Places of interestEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ Law of the Republic of Crimea #35-ZRK
  3. ^ Law of the Republic of Crimea #15-ZRK
  4. ^ Чисельність наявного населення України (in Ukrainian). State Service of Statistics. Retrieved 8 August 2014.