Autonomous Republic of Crimea

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Crimea, a independent area, is named the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. Ukraine used to own it. The republic is viewed globally as an unlawfully taken part of Ukraine by Russia.[1] Crimea was a part of Russia until 1954. Then, they gave it to Ukraine as a gift.[2] But in 2014, Russia wanted Crimea back from Ukraine. Ukraine refused to give back Crimea so Russia took Crimea back forcefully.[3][4]


Crimea's Population is 2,416,856 (2021) and Density is 219.1/sq mi.

Crimea's Size is 10,425 sq mi.

Crimea's Nominal GDP is $7 Billion and GDP Per Capita is $300.

Crimea's Main Language is Crimean (Short for Crimean Tatar). Other Languages Include Russian, and Ukrainian.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Russia's federal constituent entities". Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Retrieved 2024-01-05.
  2. "Why Did Russia Give Away Crimea Sixty Years Ago? | Wilson Center". Retrieved 2024-01-05.
  3. "Why was Crimea taken so easily? Nine years in Ukraine". Imperial War Museums. Retrieved 2024-01-05.
  4. Bohm, Michael (2014-03-10). "Top 5 Myths About Russia's Invasion of Crimea". The Moscow Times. Retrieved 2024-01-05.