All kinds of transportation, exept by river, are well developed in Crimea.
The sea ports of Crimea - Sevastopol, Yalta, Feodosia and Kerch - connect the peninsula with the southern regions of Ukraine, Krasnodarskiy Territory of Russia, Georgia, and through the Volgo-Donskoy shipping canal, with the Caspian Sea, the White Sea and the Baltic Sea; through the Bosporus shipping canal, particularly, the ports are linked with all countries of the world.
The length of paved roads is about 7,000 km, and of the railway system over 1,000 km. The Simferopol airport is one of Ukraine's most important airports.
The wealth of Crimea includes various minerals, but iron-ore, deposits of building and flux limestones, salt resourses of Sivash Lake and other lakes, and also gas deposites in the plains area and Karkinitsky Bay are of great industrial importance.
Recreational resources are of special importance to Crimea.
They include beaches (517 km of coastline, including over 100km of artificial coastline), medicinal mud (Saks'ke and Chokraks'ke Lakes, Bulgans'kyi deposit), and mineral springs (over 200).
There are 4 State Reserves in the territory of Crimea; the Crimean Reserve, Karadagsky Reserve, Yaltinsky Mountain and Forest Reserve, and the Reserve of Martyan Cape.