The Kerch Strait is a strategic water body connecting the Black Sea with the Sea of Azov.
Kerch Strait has become unsafe for navigation since 2014.
According to many, the most important harbour near the strait, the Crimean harbour in Kerch city, gives its name to the strait.
Kerch Strait was established in the sixth century BC by Miletan Greeks.
Kerch Strait has two Spits, the Chushka Spit and the Tuzla Spit.
The peninsula of Kerch became the scene of combat between Soviet Russia and Nazi Germany during the Second World War.
The two most important ports on the Kerch Strait are the seaport of Kerch and the port of Kavkaz.
It is a migration corridor for marine species, including numerous species of fish and bottlenose dolphins.
It has a sub-tropical humid climate.
A popular tourist attraction in Eastern Europe includes historic churches, resorts, and Crimean Bridge.