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Sevastopol is a Black Sea port of Ukraine and one of the major industrial, scientific, and cultural centers of the country and Eastern Europe in general. During USSR period it was a closed city, and it was very hard to visit it, even for Russians and Ukrainians. All educational institutions were meant to educate young people for Navy purposes.
The city is located on the site of the ancient Greek colony, Khersonesus.
Sevastopol itself and the Black Sea Fleet, based in the city, have occupied a prominent place in Russian and Soviet history.
The absolute majority of the population is Russian-speaking.

Sevastopol is located in the southwestern part of the Crimean Peninsula, on the same parallel with the Italian city of Milan and the French city of Lyons.

Phone code inside Ukraine is 0692
International phone code is +380-692
ZIP : 99000
Time zone : +2 (Eastern Europe)

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  • Pablos_new's Profile Photo
    Nov 28, 2004 at 10:34 PM

    Thanks! I was in Sevastopol for military service for 2 month. Very interesting city, only good memories. ;-) P.S. your links are realy very useful.

  • grishaV1's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2004 at 10:09 AM

    i was just studying more about the Crimean War for a project, your links were really helpful!!

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