A city of southern Ukraine in the southern Crimea northeast of Sevastopol. Originally settled by Scythians, it was under Tatar rule from the 15th to the 18th century and was annexed by Russia in 1784. It became part of the Ukrainian SSR in 1954.
Capital of the republic of Crimea.
Simferopol Sentence Examples
The government is divided into eight districts, the chief towns of which are Simferopol, capital of the government, Eupatoria and Theodosia, in Crimea, and Aleshki, Berdyansk, Melitopol, Perekop and Yalta on the continent.
SIMFEROPOL, a town of Russia, capital of the government of Taurida, in the S.
of Simferopol, on a sandy promontory on the north of Kalamita Bay, in 45° 12' N.