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Smirnykh
Smirnykh (Sakhalin Oblast)
Coordinates: 49°45′N142°50′E / 49.750°N 142.833°E / 49.750; 142.833 Coordinates: 49°45′N142°50′E / 49.750°N 142.833°E / 49.750; 142.833
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakhalin Oblast [1]
Administrative district Smirnykhovsky District [1]
Population
  Total7,399
  Estimate 
(2018) [3]
7,814 (+5.6%)
   Capital ofSmirnykhovsky District [1]
  Urban okrugSmirnykhovsky Urban Okrug [4]
   Capital ofSmirnykhovsky Urban Okrug [4]
Time zone UTC+11 (MSK+8   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [5] )
Postal code(s) [6]
694350 OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
Dialing code(s) +7 42452 [7]
OKTMO ID64746000051

Smirnykh (Russian : Смирных) is an urban locality (an urban-type settlement) 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); [2] 7,561(2002 Census); [8] 9,693(1989 Census). [9]

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History

During the period of Japanese rule over the southern half of Sakhalin from 1905-1945, its name was Keton (気屯). During fighting between Soviet and Japanese forces on the island during World War II, Battalion Commander Leonid Smirnykh and Sergeant Anton Buyukly were killed; the localities of Smyrnikh, Leonidovo, and Buyukly are named in their honor.

Administrative and municipal status

Within the framework of administrative divisions, Smirnykh serves as the administrative center of Smirnykhovsky District and is subordinated to it. [1] As a municipal division, the urban-type settlement of Smirnykh and thirteen rural localities of Smirnykhovsky District are incorporated as Smirnykhovsky Urban Okrug. [4]

Military

It was home to Smirnykh air base during the Cold War.

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  4. 1 2 3 Law #524
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