I also received this postcard today...from Crimea.
Crimea is a peninsula of Ukraine, located on the northern coast of the Black Sea. Crimea is an autonomous republic within Ukraine.
This is a postcard of Yalta...the sea front. It shows a view of the city of Yalta and Ai-Petri Mountain. On the left side of the postcard is a view of the Naberezhna Lenia, a pedestrian promenade on
Yalta is a resort city in Crimea. It lies to the south of the Crimean Mountains and within an amphitheater of hills.
Yalta has a humid subtropical climate. In January, the average temperature is 39⁰ F. In July, the average temperature is 75⁰ F.
The population of Yalta is 80,500 (2001 census). The main ethnic groups of Yalta are: Russians (65.5%), Ukrainians (25.7%), Belarusians (1.6%), and Crimean Tatars (1.3%).
The Livadia Palace in Yalta was the site of the Yalta Conference, a meeting
between the leaders of the Soviet Union, the United States, and the United
Kingdom in February 1945.
Yalta is considered the capital of southern Ukraine.