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Searchable Map and Satellite View of Crimea using Google Earth Data

Satellite view is showing Crimea, a peninsula south of Ukraine's mainland in the northern part of the Black Sea, in north east Crimea borders the Sea of Azov. With an area of 26,000 km², the island is slightly smaller than Albania or slightly larger than the U.S. state of West Virginia. 2 million people live on Crimea, of which about 60 % are Russians, 25% Ukrainians and 12.1% Crimean Tatars. Spoken languages are Russian and Ukrainian.

The city of Simferopol is the administrative center of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in Ukraine, located in the south-central part of the Crimean peninsula.

The region is inhabited since ancient times. In the iron age it was part of the Scythian territories and later, around 2600 years ago, it was settled by ancient Greeks, who had several colonies along the coast of the peninsula. In Classical antiquity the name of Crimea was Taurica (Tauris). In the course of history the region saw many changes in ownership. It was part of the Roman Empire and later the Byzantine Empire. It was ruled by the Mongolian 'Golden Horde', and came into possession of the Republic of Genoa (Italy). Since the 15th century, Crimea was part of Ottoman realm. In 1783, the entire Crimea was annexed by the Russian Empire. In all times, Crimea was a trade center with important port cities where trade goods arrived via one part of the Silk Road and from there exported to the Balkans and Europe, one of the more precious goods that was traded until the end of the 18th century were slaves.

In recent times Crimea attracts international attention, because Russian armed forces seized Crimea for "strictly humanitarian reasons".
On Monday 11th March, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree recognising Crimea as a "sovereign and independent state", independent? sovereign?

The map shows Crimea with expressways, main roads and streets, as well as the location of Crimea International Airport (IATA code: SIP) northwest of the city of Simferopol.

To find a location use the form below.
 
Ay Petri Yayla, Crimean peninsula
The western part of the Ai-Petri plateau, part of the Crimean Mountains, a range of mountains and high plateaus occupying the south-east portion of the Crimean peninsula.
Image: Andre Bardano
 
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Local Time Ukraine:
Wednsday-November-26  14:30
Standard Time: UTC/GMT +2 hours.
Daylight saving time from end of March till end of October: UTC/GMT +3 hours.
Google Earth: Searchable Map and Satellite view of Crimea (Крым), Ukraine.
Simferopol City Coordinates: 44°56′ N 34°6′E
More about Ukraine:

Cities:
Map/satellite view of Kiev
Map/satellite view of Odessa
Map/satellite view of Sevastopol
Map/satellite view of Simferopol

Country:
Map/satellite view of Ukraine
 Map of Crimea
 Administrative Map of Ukraine
 Political Map of Ukraine

Ukraine Country Profile

Continent:
Map of Central and Eastern Europe
Map of Europe


External Links
Crimea (official web site)
Wikipedia: Crimea
 
Crimea Current Weather Conditions:

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