Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky District

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Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky District

Александровск-Сахалинский район
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Coastal landscape, Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky District
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Location of Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky District in Sakhalin Oblast
Coordinates: 50°54′N142°09′E / 50.900°N 142.150°E / 50.900; 142.150 Coordinates: 50°54′N142°09′E / 50.900°N 142.150°E / 50.900; 142.150
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakhalin Oblast [1]
Administrative center Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky [1]
Area
  Total4,777.4 km2 (1,844.6 sq mi)
Population
  Total2,791
  Estimate 
(2018) [3]
11,143 (+299.2%)
  Density0.58/km2 (1.5/sq mi)
   Urban
0%
   Rural
100%
Administrative structure
   Inhabited localities 1 Cities/towns, 13 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asAlexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky Urban Okrug [4]
Time zone UTC+11 (MSK+8 OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [5] )
OKTMO ID64704000
Website http://www.aleks-sakh.ru/

Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky District (Russian : Алекса́ндровск-Сахали́нский райо́н) is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, one of the seventeen in the oblast. [1] As a municipal division, it is incorporated as Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky Urban Okrug. [4] It is located in the west of the oblast. The area of the district is 4,777.4 square kilometers (1,844.6 sq mi).[ citation needed ] Its administrative center is the town of Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky. [1] Population (excluding the administrative center): 2,791(2010 Census); [2] 4,687(2002 Census); [6] 8,526(1989 Census). [7]

Russian language East Slavic language

Russian is an East Slavic language, which is official in the Russian Federation, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely used throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia. It was the de facto language of the Soviet Union until its dissolution on 25 December 1991. Although nearly three decades have passed since the breakup of the Soviet Union, Russian is used in official capacity or in public life in all the post-Soviet nation-states, as well as in Israel and Mongolia.

A raion is a type of administrative unit of several post-Soviet states. The term is from the French "rayon", which is both a type of a subnational entity and a division of a city, and is commonly translated in English as "district".

Sakhalin Oblast First-level administrative division of Russia

Sakhalin Oblast is a federal subject of Russia comprising the island of Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands in the Russian Far East. The oblast has an area of 87,100 square kilometers (33,600 sq mi). Its administrative center and the largest city is Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Population: 497,973. Besides people from other parts of the former Soviet Union and the Korean Peninsula, the oblast is home to Nivkhs and Ainu, with the latter having lost their language in Sakhalin recently. Sakhalin is rich in natural gas and oil, and is Russia's fourth wealthiest federal subject and wealthiest oblast. It borders Khabarovsk Krai to the west and Hokkaido, Japan to the south.

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Alexandrovsk-Sakhalinsky (town) Town in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

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Shakhtyorsk Town in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

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Aniva Town in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

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Makarov, Russia Town in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

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Smirnykh Urban-type settlement in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

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Dolinsky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

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Kholmsky District, Sakhalin Oblast District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

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Korsakovsky District, Sakhalin Oblast District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

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Kurilsky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

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Makarovsky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Makarovsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Makarovsky Urban Okrug. It is located in the southeast of the Island of Sakhalin. The area of the district is 2,148.4 square kilometers (829.5 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Makarov. Population: 8,579 (2010 Census); 9,774 (2002 Census); 14,993 (1989 Census). The population of Makarov accounts for 78.2% of the district's total population.

Nevelsky District, Sakhalin Oblast District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Nevelsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Nevelsky Urban Okrug. It is located in the southwest of the oblast. The area of the district is 1,445.4 square kilometers (558.1 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Nevelsk. Population : 5,876 (2010 Census); 8,225 (2002 Census); 13,972 (1989 Census).

Nogliksky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Nogliksky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Nogliksky Urban Okrug. It is located in the northeast of the Island of Sakhalin. The area of the district is 11,294.8 square kilometers (4,360.9 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Nogliki. Population: 12,124 (2010 Census); 13,576 (2002 Census); 16,786 (1989 Census). The population of Nogliki accounts for 84.4% of the district's total population.

Okhinsky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Okhinsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Okhinsky Urban Okrug. It is located in the north of the Island of Sakhalin. The area of the district is 14,815.87 square kilometers (5,720.44 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Okha. Population : 2,847 (2010 Census); 5,526 (2002 Census); 18,612 (1989 Census).

Poronaysky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Poronaysky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. As a municipal division, it is incorporated as Poronaysky Urban Okrug. It is located in the eastern central part of the Island of Sakhalin. The area of the district is 7,280.2 square kilometers (2,810.9 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Poronaysk. Population : 21,686 (2010 Census); 10,857 (2002 Census); 17,977 (1989 Census).

Severo-Kurilsky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Severo-Kurilsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Severo-Kurilsky Urban Okrug. It is located on the northern Kuril Islands to the east of the Island of Sakhalin and immediately southwest of the Kamchatka Peninsula. The area of the district is 3,501.2 square kilometers (1,351.8 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Severo-Kurilsk on Paramushir island. Population: 2,536 (2010 Census); 2,592 (2002 Census); 5,420 (1989 Census). The population of Severo-Kurilsk accounts for almost 100% of the district's total population, though there is often a seasonal population on the island of Shumshu.

Smirnykhovsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Smirnykhovsky Urban Okrug. It is located in the central part of the Island of Sakhalin. The area of the district is 10,457.43 square kilometers (4,037.64 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Smirnykh. As of the 2010 Census, the total population of the district was 13,142, with the population of Smirnykh accounting for 56.3% of that number.

Tomarinsky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Tomarinsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Tomarinsky Urban Okrug. It is located in the southwest of the Island of Sakhalin. The area of the district is 3,169.3 square kilometers (1,223.7 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Tomari. Population: 9,457 (2010 Census); 11,678 (2002 Census); 17,823 (1989 Census). The population of Tomari accounts for 48.0% of the district's total population.

Tymovsky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Tymovsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Tymovsky Urban Okrug. It is located in the center of the Island of Sakhalin. The area of the district is 6,312.7 square kilometers (2,437.3 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Tymovskoye. Population: 16,212 (2010 Census); 19,099 (2002 Census); 25,774 (1989 Census). The population of Tymovskoye accounts for 48.5% of the district's total population.

Uglegorsky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Uglegorsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Uglegorsky Municipal District. It is located in the western central part of the Island of Sakhalin. The area of the district is 3,965.6 square kilometers (1,531.1 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Uglegorsk. Population: 12,156 (2010 Census); 16,804 (2002 Census); 28,022 (1989 Census).

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