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Sister cities of Bakhchysarai Raion

Bakhchysarai Raion (Ukrainian: Бахчисарайський район; Russian: Бахчисарайский район; Crimean Tatar: Bağçasaray rayonı) is one of the 25 regions of Crimea. Bakhchysarai Raion is situated in the southwestern part of the republic. Two thirds of the raion's area is mountainous, while the northwestern part of the region is occupied by the coastal plain.

Raion contains great number of historical landmarks of the ancient history and the middle ages history of Crimea, among which are so called cave cities Chufut-Kale, Mangup, and others. The administrative center of the raion, Bakhchysarai, in the past was a capital of the Crimean Khanate.

In the town of Nauchniy which is part of Bakhchysarai city is located the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.

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