Azov sea coast of Crimea. Pictures

Azov sea is connected only with a Black sea (near a city of Kerch). It has an area about 40 000 sq. km. (340 km. long and 135 km. wide). Sea of Azov is shallow, the maximum depth is only about 15 m. It makes this sea to be the shallowest in the World!!! There are not many resorts here, as on the Crimean Black sea coast. Most of beaches are sandy, it is rather windy here. Azov sea coast of Crimean peninsula - is an unspoiled Nature. During winter it happens sometimes, that shallow sea is frozen, but already in May the water temperature is enough warm to start a swimming season.
Arabatskaya Strelka (Arabatskaya Strip) - is more than 100 km. long strip, sometimes only about 1 km. wide, connecting Crimea with a mainland Ukraine and separating over salted Sivash lake from a sea of Azov.

See also: Azov sea map

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Pictures of Azov sea coast of Crimea

Sea of Azov. Kerch is on the background:

Azov sea coast of Crimea near Kerch

Picturesque bays of Azov sea coast. Small resort near Kerch:

Azov sea coast of Crimea. Picturesque bays

Kurortnoe - small resort town on Azov sea coast of Crimea:

Azov sea. Kurortnoe. Crimea

Azov sea coast of Crimea - sandy beaches:

Azov sea. Sandy beaches of Crimea Azov sea coast. Sandy beaches

Azov sea coast - unspoiled desert and Small fisherman towns

Azov sea coast. Crimea. Unspoiled beauty Azov sea coast of Crimea. Fisherman village

Arabatskaya strelka (Arabat strip) - connects Crimea with mainland Ukraine - endless sandy beaches:

Azov sea coast. Arabatskaya strip Azov sea coast of Crimea. Arabatskaya strelka

Azov sea in winter (it happens once in 5-6 years):

Azov sea in winter

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