Place:Gaspra, Krym, Ukraine


Coordinates44.45°N 34.117°E
Located inKrym, Ukraine
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Gaspra (officially transliterated Haspra; ; ) is a spa town, an urban-type settlement in Yalta Municipality in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, a territory recognized by a majority of countries as part of Ukraine and incorporated by Russia as the Republic of Crimea. It is located on the Black Sea coast, west of Yalta, and is a popular holiday resort. Population:

Leo Tolstoy lived in Gaspra in 1901 and 1902. Nearby are the Swallow's Nest, a modern castle and Charax, Crimea a Roman fort.

The asteroid 951 Gaspra is named after Gaspra.

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