• Where is Sevastopol?

    Evgenia Perebasova
    Evgenia Perebasova
    March 29, 2015
    Where is Sevastopol?

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    Sevastopol is one of the richest regions of the Crimea, mainly due to the fact that it is a non-freezing seaport. Sevastopol is also an industrial, recreational, scientific, technical, cultural and historical center of the region.

    In this article we will talk about where Sevastopol is.

    Sevastopol on the world map

    The city is located in the southwestern part of the Crimea peninsula, on the territory of the Heraclean peninsula, and is washed by the Black Sea. On land, Sevastopol is bordered by the Bakhchisaray district and the Yalta city district. By sea, the city is connected with Georgia, Romania, Turkey and Bulgaria.

    Sevastopol is a city-region, as its territory includes not only the city itself, but also nearby territories, which are subject to the Sevastopol City Council. The total area of ​​these territories is 1079.6 km², of which: land - 863.5 km², the water area of ​​bays - 216 km².

    Coordinates of Sevastopol:

    • 44 ° 36′00 ″ north latitude;
    • 33 ° 32′00 ″ east longitude.

    Features of geographical location

    Sevastopol is situated on a very picturesque coast among the bays (there are more than 30), rivers and mountains. Sevastopol Bay crashes into the land for more than 80 km, which makes it one of the most convenient bays in the world, and the rocky shores are natural citadels. On the territory of Simferopol is the southernmost point of the Crimea peninsula - Cape Sarich.

    Distance to cities:

    • Yalta - 84.3 km;
    • Simferopol - 80.9 km;
    • Krasnodar - 516 km;
    • Moscow - 1,478 km;
    • Kiev - 1060 km;
    • Odessa - 546 km.

    It is worth noting that the main naval base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet, which occupies 57 km², is located on the territory of Sevastopol.

    Now you know where Sevastopol is.

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