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Full nameUkraine
Official nameKerch
Native nameКерч
Settlement typecity
RegionKerch city municipality
Total Area41.7 sq mi (108 km2)
Elevation32.8 ft (10 m)
Total Population151300 (census 2006)
Density (pop.)1464.49/km2 (3793/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
- Summer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code98300 - 98399
Area code+380 6561
Former name(s)Panticapaeum, Bosporus, Vosporo, Korchev, Cerchio
Sister citiesMogilev, Smolensk, Çanakkale, Oryol, Odintsovo, Sochi

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Kerch ( , , , Old East Slavic: Кърчевъ, Ancient Greek: Pantikapaion, ) is a city on the Kerch Peninsula of eastern Crimea, an important industrial, transport and tourist centre of Ukraine. Kerch, founded 2600 years ago, is considered as one of the most ancient cities in Ukraine.

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