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Inkerman (Sevastopol' City, Ukraine)

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From Wikipedia: "Inkerman (Ukrainian: Інкерман, Russian: Инкерман, Crimean Tatar: Inkerman) is a town in Crimea, Ukraine. It is situated 5 kilometres east of Sevastopol, at the mouth of the Chernaya River that flows into Sevastopol Inlet (aka the North Inlet). Administratively, Inkerman is subordinate to the municipality of Sevastopol which does not consitute part of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. The city has population of 10,452 in 2001. Inkerman is said to mean a "cave fortress" in Turkish. During the Soviet era (in 1976-1991) it was known as Bilokamiansk (Ukrainian: A?eieai'yinue) or Belokamensk (Russian: Aaeieaiaine), which literaly means "White Stone City", as a reference to soft white stone quarried in the area and commonly used for construction, but has since been returned its pre-Soviet name."
City of Inkerman is part of the City of Sevastopl', Ukraine., Ukraine. Its flag is shown on the pages of Sevastopol's Heradic Society "Gerakleya".
Valentin Poposki, 7 May 2007

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