Yuzhno-Kurilsky District

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Yuzhno-Kurilsky District

Южно-Курильский район
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On top of Mendeleeva volcano, Yuzhno-Kurilsky District
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Yuzhno-Kurilsky District
Location of Yuzhno-Kurilsky District in Sakhalin Oblast
Coordinates: 44°01′50″N145°51′20″E / 44.03056°N 145.85556°E / 44.03056; 145.85556 Coordinates: 44°01′50″N145°51′20″E / 44.03056°N 145.85556°E / 44.03056; 145.85556
Country Russia
Federal subject Sakhalin Oblast [1]
Established5 June 1946 OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
Administrative center Yuzhno-Kurilsk [1]
Area
[2]
  Total1,856.1 km2 (716.6 sq mi)
Population
  Total9,501
  Estimate 
(2018) [4]
11,601 (+22.1%)
  Density5.1/km2 (13/sq mi)
   Urban
61.4%
   Rural
38.6%
Administrative structure
   Inhabited localities 9 Rural localities
Municipal structure
   Municipally incorporated asYuzhno-Kurilsky Urban Okrug [5]
Time zone UTC+11 (MSK+8   OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg [6] )
OKTMO ID64756000
Website http://www.yuzhnokurilsk.ru/

Yuzhno-Kurilsky District (Russian : Ю́жно-Кури́льский райо́н) is an administrative district (raion) of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia; one of the seventeen in the oblast. [1] Municipally, it is incorporated as Yuzhno-Kurilsky Urban Okrug. [5] 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).[ citation needed ] Its administrative center is the urban locality (an urban-type settlement) of Yuzhno-Kurilsk, [1] located on the Kunashir Island. Population: 9,501(2010 Census); [3] 9,727(2002 Census); [7] 13,597(1989 Census). [8] The population of Yuzhno-Kurilsk accounts for 61.4% of the district's total population. [3]

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Dispute with Japan

The district in its entirety (along with the island of Iturup) is claimed by Japan. According to the Japanese, these islands belong to Nemuro Subprefecture of Hokkaidō Prefecture.

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  5. 1 2 Law #524
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