Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Essentials

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk


Basic facts
Name in Russian Южно-Сахалинск
Status City-municipality and administrative centre of the Sakhalin Region
Location In the south of the island of Sakhalin
Distance 910km south-east of Khabarovsk, 9,190km east of Moscow
Time Zone Vladivostok Time (Moscow +7)
Population 192,734 people (2014)
Founded 1882
Former Names Vladimirovka, Toyohara (豊原市)
City Day Second Saturday in September
Official Website http://yuzhno-sakh.ru/