List of rural localities in Sakhalin Oblast

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This is a list of rural localities in Sakhalin Oblast. Sakhalin Oblast (Russian:Сахали́нская о́бласть, tr. Sahalínskaja óblastj,IPA:  [səxɐˈlʲinskəjə ˈobləsʲtʲ] ) is a federal subject of Russia (an oblast) 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 (2010 Census). [1] 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 second wealthiest federal subject. It borders Khabarovsk Krai to the west and Hokkaido, Japan to the south.

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Okha, Russia Town in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Okha is a town and the administrative center of Okhinsky District of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, located on the east coast of the far north of Sakhalin island, approximately 850 kilometers (530 mi) north of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, near the shoreline of the Sea of Okhotsk. Population: 23,008 (2010 Census); 27,963 (2002 Census); 36,104 (1989 Census).

Chekhov, Sakhalin Oblast Selo in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Chekhov is a rural locality in Kholmsky District of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, located at the Strait of Tartary. Population: 3,389 (2010 Census); 4,944 (2002 Census); 7,901 (1989 Census).

Yuzhno-Kurilsky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Yuzhno-Kurilsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Yuzhno-Kurilsky Urban Okrug. It is located on the southern Kuril Islands southeast of the Island of Sakhalin, comprising the islands of Kunashir, Shikotan, and the Habomai. The area of the district is 1,856.1 square kilometers (716.6 sq mi). Its administrative center is the urban locality of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, located on the Kunashir Island. Population: 9,501 (2010 Census); 9,727 (2002 Census); 13,597 (1989 Census). The population of Yuzhno-Kurilsk accounts for 61.4% of the district's total population.

Shakhtyorsk Town in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Shakhtyorsk is a town in Uglegorsky District of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, located on the western coast of the Sakhalin Island, 376 kilometers (234 mi) northwest of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the administrative center of the oblast. Population: 8,382 (2010 Census); 10,643 (2002 Census); 12,945 (1989 Census).

Nevelsk Town in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Nevelsk is a port town and the administrative center of Nevelsky District of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, located on the southwest coast of the Sakhalin Island, 123 kilometers (76 mi) from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the administrative center of the oblast. Population: 11,682 (2010 Census); 18,639 (2002 Census); 24,236 (1989 Census).

Makarov, Russia Town in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Makarov is a coastal town and the administrative center of Makarovsky District of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, located on the eastern coast of the Sakhalin Island, 235 kilometers (146 mi) north of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Population: 6,705 (2010 Census); 7,271 (2002 Census); 11,351 (1989 Census).

Smirnykh Urban-type settlement in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Smirnykh is an urban locality and the administrative center of Smirnykhovsky District of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, located in the central part of the Sakhalin Island. Population: 7,399 (2010 Census); 7,561 (2002 Census); 9,693 (1989 Census).

Kholmsky District, Sakhalin Oblast District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Kholmsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Kholmsky Urban Okrug. It is located in the southwest of the oblast. The area of the district is 2,279 square kilometers (880 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Kholmsk. Population : 10,988 (2010 Census); 14,672 (2002 Census); 20,498 (1989 Census).

Kurilsky District District in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Kurilsky District is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. Municipally, it is incorporated as Kurilsky Urban Okrug. It is located on the central Kuril Islands southeast of the Island of Sakhalin. The area of the district is 5,145.9 square kilometers (1,986.8 sq mi). Its administrative center is the town of Kurilsk. Population: 7,359 (2010 Census); 7,108 (2002 Census); 10,498 (1989 Census). The population of Kurilsk accounts for 28.1% of the district's total population. The name is sometimes spelled Kurliskiy or Kurliskiye in English.

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 and includes Moneron Island to the west, located in the south of the Tartary Strait. 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 : 22,847 (2010 Census); 25,526 (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).

Gornozavodsk, Sakhalin Oblast Selo in Sakhalin Oblast, Russia

Gornozavodsk (Russian: Горнозаводск; is a rural locality in Nevelsky District of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia, located in the southwest of the Sakhalin Island. Population: 4,389  ; 6,051  ; 9,070  .

References

  1. Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1 [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 All-Russia Population Census] (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service.