Russian Far East

The Far Eastern Federal District or Far Eastern Russia is the easternmost part of or unofficial edge of the world, comprising a third of the country's land area, with 6.3 million in habitants.

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is the capital city of and one of the oldest and coldest cities of .

or Chabarovsk is a city on the Amur river in the , near the border.

is the eastern terminus of the Trans-Siberian Railway, 's largest port to the Pacific Ocean, and the base for the Pacific Fleet.

, also spelled Uzno-Sakhalinsk and previously known in Japanese as Toyohara, is the largest city and capital of , in the , with a population of around 173,000.


, formerly known as Karafuto to the Japanese, is a large and very sparsely populated island which was the center of a long power struggle between /USSR and for control of its large oil and gas resources.

is a region in the , which borders to the west…

, also known as the Republic of Sakha, is located in the , and is notable for being the world's largest subnational governing body by area.

is a region in the , which borders to the west, to the north, and to the extreme southwest.

is a 1,250-km-long 270,000 km peninsula in the , protruding into the northern Pacific Ocean.

is a region in . It borders and in the northeast, in the southwest, and in the west and north.

is a region in the and is the northeasternmost region of .

The , are a chain of islands in the , located directly to the north of , , east of and southwest of .

is a region in the , which borders to the west, to the north, and to the south.

is a region in the roughly the size of with less than 1% Japan's population.

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