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About Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Russian: Ю́жно-Сахали́нск, literally "South Sakhalin City") is a city in Sakhalin island, and the administrative center of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia. It is located in the Far East part of Russia, situated north of Japan. Gas and oil extraction as well as processing are amongst the main industries on the island. It is also a place of working of major US oil companies such as ExxonMobil. It was called Vladimirovka (Влади́мировка) from 1882 to 1905, then Toyohara from 1905 to 1946. Population:

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