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Anapa is located on the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus, on the high northeast coast of the Anapa Bay surrounded with spurs of the Dividing Ridge of the Greater Caucasus, 160 km to the west of Krasnodar, and 52 km to the northwest of Novorossiysk.

The climate here is of the Mediterranean type. Winters are soft, with unstable snow cover. Average temperature of January is +1. Springs are short, with warm weather becoming settled from mid April. Summers are very warm, sunny and long. Average temperature of July is +23. The heat is softened with sea breezes. Autumns are warm. Precipitations are about 400 mm a year, with maximum falls in December. Anapa is the sunniest place on the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus (the mid-annual number of cloudy days is only 48). Swimming season lasts from May 15 to October 15.

Anapa is a seaside climatic and balneal (mainly children's) resort of federative value.

Anapa has a sea pier and a railways station. Its area makes 982 sq km.


The city acquired a regular-shaped planning with two main stone-paved streets in the second half of the 19th early 20th centuries. Post-war building-up was carried out in line with the old orthogonal grid.

There has remained the gate of the Turkish Fortress (1781-82), the walls (about 4 km long) of which were destroyed by Russian armies in 1791-1828.

Archeological excavations have been held near the embankment in Gorgippiya quarters (mainly 1st - 2nd centuries) since 1975.

The city has Anapa Archaeological Museum Reserve.

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