Severo-Kurilsky District

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Severo-Kurilsky District

Северо-Курильский район
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Atlasov Island, Severo-Kurilsky District
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Location of Severo-Kurilsky District in Sakhalin Oblast
Coordinates: 50°41′N156°07′E / 50.683°N 156.117°E / 50.683; 156.117 Coordinates: 50°41′N156°07′E / 50.683°N 156.117°E / 50.683; 156.117
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakhalin Oblast [1]
Established5 June 1946 Blue pencil.svg
Administrative center Severo-Kurilsk [1]
Area
[2]
  Total3,501.2 km2 (1,351.8 sq mi)
Population
  Total2,536
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
2,507
  Density0.72/km2 (1.9/sq mi)
   Urban
100%
   Rural
0%
Administrative structure
   Inhabited localities 1 Cities/towns, 1 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asSevero-Kurilsky Urban Okrug [5]
Time zone UTC+11 (MSK+8 Blue pencil.svg [6] )
OKTMO ID64743000
Website http://sevkur.admsakhalin.ru/

Severo-Kurilsky District (Russian : Се́веро-Кури́льский райо́н) is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. [1] Municipally, it is incorporated as Severo-Kurilsky Urban Okrug. [5] 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). [7] Its administrative center is the town of Severo-Kurilsk. [1] Population: 2,536(2010 Census); [3] 2,592(2002 Census); [8] 5,420(1989 Census). [9] The population of Severo-Kurilsk accounts for 100% of the district's total population. [3] [10]

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, nowadays, over two decades after 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, the rise of state-specific varieties of this language tends to be strongly denied in Russia, in line with the Russian World ideology.

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 second wealthiest federal subject. It borders Khabarovsk Krai to the west and Hokkaido, Japan to the south.

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Islands

The district includes the following islands from north to south:

Island Russian : Name Japanese : NameAlternative
names
Capital / Landing pointOther
Cities
Area 
(km2)
Population
Severo-Kurilsky District North Kurils (Kita-chishima / 北千島) Severo-Kurilsk Shelikovo, Podgorny, Baikovo 3,504.002,560
Shumshu Шумшу占守島Shumushu Baikovo 388.020
Atlasov АтласоваAraido / 阿頼度島OyakobaAlaidskaya Bay150.00
Awos Avos0.10
Paramushir Парамушир幌筵島Paramushiro Severo-Kurilsk Shelikovo, Podgorny 2,053.02,540
Antsiferov Анциферова志林規島ShirinkiAntsiferov beachCape Terkut7.00
Makanrushi Маканруши磨勘留島MakanruZakat50.00
Onekotan Онекотан温禰古丹島MusselKuroisi, Nemo, Shestakov425.00
Kharimkotan Харимкотан春牟古丹島Harimukotan, HarumukotanSunazhmaSevergin Bay70.00
Ekarma Экарма越渇磨島EkarumaKruglyy30.00
Chirinkotan Чиринкотан知林古丹島Cape Ptichy6.00
Shiashkotan Шиашкотан捨子古丹島ShasukotanMakarovka122.00
Raikoke Райкоке雷公計島Raikoke4.60
Matua Матуа松輪島Matsuwa, MatsuaSarychevo52.00
Rasshua Расшуа羅処和島Rasutsuwa, RashowaArches Point67.00
Ushishir Ушишир宇志知島UshishiruKraternyaRyponkicha5.00
Ketoy Кетой計吐夷島KetoiStorozheva73.00
Other Toporkova Ostrov Srednego, Lowuschki Rock 1.30

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Notes

  1. 1 2 3 4 Law #25-ZO
  2. http://www.gks.ru/dbscripts/munst/munst64/DBInet.cgi?pl=8006001.
  3. 1 2 3 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.
  4. "26. Численность постоянного населения Российской Федерации по муниципальным образованиям на 1 января 2018 года". Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved 23 January 2019.
  5. 1 2 Law #524
  6. "Об исчислении времени". Официальный интернет-портал правовой информации (in Russian). 3 June 2011. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  7. "General Information" (in Russian). Severo-Kurilsky District. Retrieved August 31, 2016.
  8. Russian Federal State Statistics Service (21 May 2004). "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000](XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian).
  9. "Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 г. Численность наличного населения союзных и автономных республик, автономных областей и округов, краёв, областей, районов, городских поселений и сёл-райцентров" [All Union Population Census of 1989: Present Population of Union and Autonomous Republics, Autonomous Oblasts and Okrugs, Krais, Oblasts, Districts, Urban Settlements, and Villages Serving as District Administrative Centers]. Всесоюзная перепись населения 1989 года [All-Union Population Census of 1989] (in Russian). Институт демографии Национального исследовательского университета: Высшая школа экономики [Institute of Demography at the National Research University: Higher School of Economics]. 1989 via Demoscope Weekly.
  10. No population was reported during the 2010 Census for the only rural locality in the district.

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