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Hirne, Yalta Municipality

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Country  Russia/Ukraine
Municipality  Yalta Municipality
Time zone  MSK (UTC+4)
Population  147 (2014)
Republic  Crimea
Elevation  308 m (1,010 ft)
Postal code  98655
Hirne, Yalta Municipality

Hirne (Ukrainian: Гірне; Russian: Горное) is a rural settlement in the Yalta Municipality of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine and annexed by Russia as the Republic of Crimea.

Map of Hirne

Previously, the settlement was known as the Eriklik (Crimean Tatar: Eriklik) village Following the forced deporation of the Crimean Tatars in 1944, the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian SFSR published a decree on May 18, 1948 renaming the settlement along with many others throughout Crimea from their native Crimean Tatar names to their current variants.

Hirne is located on Crimea's southern shore at an elevation of 308 metres (1,010 ft). The settlement is located 4.5 km (2.8 mi) from Livadiya, which it is administratively subordinate to. Its population was 85 in the 2001 Ukrainian census. Current population: 147 (2014 Census).

References

Hirne, Yalta Municipality Wikipedia


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