The dictionary includes more than 1100 articles, which explain the basic concepts and terms, give biographical data of prominent figures related to the history of Crimea, as well as a brief description of the most important events and facts of the Crimean history. The size of personal articles and the detailed presentation of the material in them are directly related only to the contribution of this person to the history of Crimea or to its study, as well as the degree of illumination of its activities in reference literature. The latter also applies to historical monuments, cities, and so on.
For the first time, the systematic history of the Tauride University, all pre-revolutionary and pre-war, as well as most of the post-war travel guides in the Crimea with their output data are given.
This is a relatively complete historical and ethnographic description of the main ethnic groups inhabiting the Crimea - Cimmerians, Tavruses, Scythians, Sarmatians, Greeks, Goths, Huns, Armenians, Bulgarians, Germans, Estonians, Karaims, Krymchks.
In a new way, based on the latest scientific data, the genesis of the Crimean Tatar people is revealed.