The Saky City Municipality (Ukrainian: Сакська міськрада, translit. Saks'ka mis'krada) is one of the 25 regions of the Crimean Peninsula, currently subject to a territorial dispute between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. The region is located on the western coast of Crimea on the Black Sea's shore. Its administrative centre is the city of Saky. Population: 25,146 (2014 Census).
Unlike in the other regions and municipalities of Crimea which contain a number of other settlements under its jurisdiction, the Saky municipality only consists of its administrative center Saky.
Saky City Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of the municipality (dark blue) in Crimea
|Location in Russia||Republic of Crimea|
|Location in Ukraine||Autonomous Republic of Crimea|
|• City Mayor||Oleh Kliuy (PR)|
|• Total||29 km2 (11 sq mi)|
|• Density||870/km2 (2,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (MSK)|
|Dialing code||+380 6563|
The Saky City Municipality is also known by its two other native official names; in Russian as Sakskiy gorsovet (Сакский горсовет), and in Crimean Tatar as Saq şeer şurası. Colloquially, the municipality is known as "the territory governed by the Saky City Council (Ukrainian: Сакська міська рада).
Within the framework of administrative divisions of Russia, Saky is, together with a number of rural localities, incorporated separately as the town of republican significance of Saki—an administrative unit with the status equal to that of the districts. As a municipal division, the town of republican significance of Saki is incorporated as Saki Urban Okrug.
The Saky City Council's members are elected every four years, with 21 councillors elected in single-mandate districts, and 21 councillors in a multiple mandate district.
The region's nationality composition results in the 2001 census were as follows:
All of the other nationalities took up the remaining 4.8 percent.
The Crimean Peninsula is a disputed area which as a result of the 2014 Crimean crisis is controlled and recognized by Russia as the Republic of Crimea, a federal subject of Russia. At the same time, Ukraine and nearly all countries around the world recognize the territory as the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, a part of Ukraine.
The Republic of Crimea continues to use the administrative divisions of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and is subdivided into 25 territorial entities: 14 districts (raions) and 11 city municipalities, officially known as territories governed by city councils.Under both the Russian (post-April 2014) and the Ukrainian (pre-April 2014) administrative systems, the territory of Crimea excludes the City of Sevastopol.Novofedorivka
Novofedorivka (Russian: Новофёдоровка, Novofyodorovka, Crimean Tatar: Novofödorovka, Ukrainian: Новофедорівка) is an urban-type settlement and a military air base (ICAO: UKFI) on the Black Sea coast in Saky Raion in western Crimea. Novofedorivka was established in 1992. Population: 5,610 (2014 Census).It is located about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) south of the regional centre of Saky, and about 70 kilometres (43 mi) north of Sevastopol. Formerly a base of Soviet Naval Aviation as "Saky-4", it came under the Ukrainian Navy control with the breakup of the Soviet Union. It was captured by Russian forces without resistance on March 22, 2014.Republic of Crimea
The Republic of Crimea (; Russian: Республика Крым, translit. Respublika Krym [rʲɪsˈpublʲɪkə krɨm]; Ukrainian: Республіка Крим, translit. Respublika Krym; Crimean Tatar: Qırım Cumhuriyeti, Къырым Джумхуриети) is a federal subject of Russia that is located on the Crimean Peninsula. The capital city and largest city within the republic is Simferopol which is also the second largest city of Crimea, behind the federal city of Sevastopol. At the last census the republic had a population of 1,891,465 (2014 Census).The Republic of Crimea came into existence as a republic within the Russian Federation following the events of 2014: in March 2014, after the takeover of Crimea by pro-Russian separatists and the Russian Armed Forces, an unconstitutional referendum was held on the issue of reunification with Russia, which official results and opinion polls indicated was supported by a large majority of Crimeans. The official result was that Crimeans overwhelmingly wished to join with Russia. Russia then annexed the Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol as federal subjects of Russia.Russia and 17 UN member states officially recognize Crimea as part of the Russian Federation, while Ukraine and 114 other UN member states support Ukraine's territorial integrity. Ukraine continues to claim Crimea as an integral part of its territory as the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, supported by most foreign governments, and various United Nations General Assembly resolutions (68/262 and certain subsequent resolutions).Saky
Saky (Ukrainian: Саки) or Saki (Russian: Саки; Crimean Tatar: Saq) is a town of regional significance in the Crimean peninsula, currently subject to a territorial dispute between the Russian Federation and Ukraine. Although it is the administrative centre of the Saky Raion, it does not belong to the raion (district), serving instead as the center and the only locality of Saky municipality. Population: 25,146 (2014 Census).
Administrative geographic location