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Sakhalin Region

Administrative center Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
rating
2019 year
IC2
Administrative center Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
rating
2019 year
IC2

Sakhalin Oblast occupies the island of Sakhalin with the adjacent small islands of Moneron and Tyuleniy, as well as the Kuril Islands, which include 56 islands. It is washed by the Sea of Okhotsk and the Sea of Japan, and the Pacific Ocean.

Minerals: coal, oil, gas, raw materials for the chemical and cement industries, there are placers of titanomagnetite, mineral and thermal waters, manifestations of ore gold, mercury, manganese, tungsten, silver, copper, lead, zinc, chromium, nickel, cobalt, titanium, strontium and other minerals.

Most of the Kuril Islands are mountainous; about 160 volcanoes are known, 40 of which are active; high seismicity. There are many lakes and swamps on the territory of the region. Main rivers: the tym, Poronai (o. Sakhalin).

The dominant economic activities of the region are:

  • Industry: food, forestry, woodworking, pulp and paper, light, fuel, production of building materials.
  • The leading direction of agriculture is animal husbandry.
  • Fur farming and reindeer husbandry are well developed.
  • They grow potatoes, vegetables, and forage crops.

Head of the Region
Valery Limarenko
Governor
Official website of the Region
sakhalin.gov.ru