Lenine (Ukrainian Леніне, Russian Ленино / Lenino, Crimean Tatar Yedi Kuyu ) is an urban-type settlement in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea with about 8200 inhabitants ( 2013).
It is located on the Kerch peninsula, 156 kilometers northeast of Simferopol around center of the island to a railway station and is the administrative center of Rajons Lenine.
The settlement arose in the course of construction of the railway line from Dschankoj to Kerch ( branch line of the railway Kursk -Kharkiv - Sevastopol ) end of the 19th century and was called to 1957 Sem Kolodesei / Sim Kolodjasiw ( Семь Колодезей / Сім Колодязів - means as well as the Crimean Tatar name to German " Seven Springs " ) and was then renamed as part of the appointment to an urban-type settlement in the function of the Rajonszentrums Rajons Lenine.
Source: 1959-1989; 2001-2013
Lenine is the administrative center of the square with an area of 2919 km biggest Rajons the Crimea. The Raion Lenine has about 63,000 inhabitants and population density of 29 inhabitants per km ². It is located in the east of the Crimean peninsula and forms the largest part of the Kerch Peninsula.