Republic of Crimea

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Republic of Crimea
Респу́блика Крым
Республіка Крим
Къырым Джумхуриети
Qırım Cumhuriyeti
Status Unrecognized by any state
Capital Simferopol
44°57′N 34°06′E / 44.95°N 34.1°E / 44.95; 34.1
Spoken languages
Government Republic
 -  Prime Minister of Crimea Sergey Aksyonov
Legislature State Council
Independence from Ukraine
 -  Proclaimed March 11, 2014 
 -  Established Depends on the outcome of the referendum 
 -  Recognized None 
 -  Total 27,000 km2
10,424 sq mi
Currency Ukrainian hryvnia
Russian ruble
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 -  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

The Republic of Crimea (Crimean Tatar: Къырым Джумхуриети, Qırım Cumhuriyeti; Russian: Республика Крым, Respublika Krym) is a Russian federal subject.[1] It is the Crimean peninsula in the Black Sea. It is located southeast of Ukraine and west of southern Russia. Its capital is Simferopol. The parliament of Crimea declared independence in 2014 after the victory of Euromaidan and joined Russia.

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