General Info

Administrative status:
Autonomous Republic of Crimea - a constituent part of Ukraine.

Population:

2.6 million (over 80 different ethnic groups)

Climate:
300 sunny days per year. Most of the Crimea is in the area of the continental climate. The Southern coast is the main resort area and enjoys a dry subtropical climate of the Mediterranean type.

Access:
By Air: International Airport Simferopol. Direct flights from main cities of Ukraine and Russia, flights from other countries through Kiev or Istanbul. By Rail: Railway Station Simferopol. There are connections with main cities in Ukraine and Russia. By sea: Ferry boats to Istanbul from main seaports of the Crimea. The major cruise destination - the sea port of Yalta.