The Vorontsov Palace with the dominant Crimean Mountains in the background.
The Vorontsov Palace with the dominant Crimean Mountains in the background.
Flag of Alupka
Coat of arms of Alupka
Coat of arms
Alupka is located in Crimea
Location of Alupka in Crimea
Coordinates: 44°25′11″N 34°2′35″E / 44°25′11″N 34°2′35″E / 44.41972; 34.04306
CountryDisputed between Russia and Ukraine[1]
MunicipalityYalta Municipality
Location in RussiaRepublic of Crimea Republic of Crimea
Location in UkraineAutonomous Republic of Crimea Autonomous Republic of Crimea
City status1938
 • City HeadViktor Tolstonoh
 • Total4 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation[2]67 m (220 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total7,771
 • Density1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+4 (MSK)
Postal code(2)98676
Area code+7-3654

Alupka (Russian: Алýпка; Ukrainian: Алýпка; Crimean Tatar: Alupka; Greek: Ἀλώπηξ) is a resort city located in the Crimean peninsula, currently subject to a territorial dispute between the Russian Federation and Ukraine (see 2014 Crimean crisis). It is located 17 km (11 mi) to the west of Yalta. It is famous for the Vorontsov Palace, designed by English architect Edward Blore in an extravagant mixture of Scottish baronial and Neo-Moorish styles and built in 1828–1846 for prince Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov. Population: 7,771 (2014 Census).[3]

Alupka and its surrounding area is full of resort hotels on the shore of the Black Sea, where thousands of travelers (particularly from the former Soviet Union) travel every year. Public transport to Alupka includes the bus system (bus routes #26 and #27 from Yalta) and other road vehicles.


Located in the warm climate of southern Crimea, Alupka has an average temperature of +3-4°С in January–February and an average temperature of +24.6°С in August. The average rainfall in the city is 400 mm per year, the average humidity is about 69%, and the average number of sunlight per year is 2,150 hours. The swimming season streaches from March until October, with an average water temperature of 22–28 °C (72–82 °F).

Other Languages
العربية: ألوبكا
беларуская: Алупка
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Алупка
български: Алупка
Cebuano: Alupka
čeština: Alupka
Deutsch: Alupka
eesti: Alupka
Ελληνικά: Αλούπκα
español: Alupka (Crimea)
Esperanto: Alupko
فارسی: آلوپکا
français: Aloupka
한국어: 알룹카
hornjoserbsce: Alupka
italiano: Alupka
ქართული: ალუპკა
қазақша: Алупка
latviešu: Alupka
lietuvių: Alupka
norsk nynorsk: Alupka
олык марий: Алупка
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Alupka
polski: Ałupka
Ποντιακά: Αλούπκα
qırımtatarca: Alupka
română: Alupka
русский: Алупка
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Alupka
suomi: Alupka
тоҷикӣ: Алупка
Türkçe: Alupka
українська: Алупка
vepsän kel’: Alupk
Tiếng Việt: Alupka
中文: 阿盧普卡