Sakhalin

Sakhalin, 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.

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, 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. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a port town on the northwest coast of Sakhalin, on the shores of the Tatar Strait. Photo: MatrenaS, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city and important oil hub on the northern tip of Sakhalin island in the . Photo: 特急東海, CC0.

is a port town of 36,652 people in , . Photo: MarinkaYar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a port town in facing the Tartar Strait, with a population of some 35,000 people. Photo: Max Shestera, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in on the island of Sakhalin in , roughly 2/3 up the island. Photo: Btibbets, Public domain.

Sakhalin

Latitude of center
51° or 51° north
Longitude of center
143° or 143° east
Population
673,000
Elevation
320 metres (1050 feet)
Geo­Names ID
2121530

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Sakhalin
  • Afrikaans: Sachalin
  • Arabic: Sakhalin
  • Arabic: سخالين
  • Armenian: Սախալին
  • Asturian: Islla de Sakhalin
  • Azerbaijani: Saxalin adası
  • Bashkir: Сахалин
  • Basque: Sakhalin
  • Belarusian: Востраў Сахалін
  • Belarusian: Сахалін
  • Bengali: সাখালিন দ্বীপ
  • Bosnian: Sahalin
  • Breton: Sac'halin
  • Breton: Sachalin
  • Bulgarian: Сахалин
  • Catalan: Sakhalín
  • Cebuano: Sakhalin (pulo sa Rusya)
  • Cebuano: Sakhalin
  • Chechen: Сахалин
  • Chinese: Sakhalin
  • Chinese: 库页岛
  • Chinese: 庫頁島
  • Chinese: 桦太岛
  • Chinese: 萨哈林岛
  • Chinese: 萨哈林岛(库页岛)
  • Chinese: 薩哈林
  • Chinese: 薩哈林島
  • Chinese: 薩哈林島(庫頁島)
  • Chuvash: Сахалин
  • Croatian: Sahalin
  • Czech: Sachalin
  • Danish: Sakhalin
  • Dutch: Sachalin
  • Dutch: Sakhalin
  • Egyptian Arabic: سخالين
  • English: Karafuto
  • English: Kuye
  • English: Saghalian Island
  • English: Sakhalin Island
  • Esperanto: Saĥaleno
  • Estonian: Sahhalin
  • Finnish: Sahalin
  • French: Sakhaline
  • Galician: Sakhalin
  • Georgian: სახალინი
  • German: Sachalin
  • German: Sakhalin
  • Greek: Σαχαλίνη
  • Hebrew: סחלין
  • Hindi: साख़ालिन
  • Hungarian: Szahalin
  • Icelandic: Sakalín
  • Indonesian: Sakhalin
  • Irish: Sacailín
  • Italian: Sachalin
  • Japanese: サハリン
  • Japanese: サハリン島
  • Japanese: 樺太
  • Japanese: 樺太島
  • Kazakh: Сахалин
  • Korean: 사할린 섬
  • Korean: 사할린섬
  • Latin: Sachalina
  • Latvian: Sahalīna
  • Literary Chinese: 庫頁島
  • Lithuanian: Sachalinas
  • Macedonian: Сахалин
  • Malagasy: Sakalina
  • Malay: Sakhalin
  • Malayalam: സഖാലിൻ ദ്വീപ്‌
  • Marathi: साखालिन
  • Mazanderani: ساخالین
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sakhalin
  • Mongolian: Сахалин
  • Northern Frisian: Sachalin (Eilun)
  • Northern Frisian: Sachalin
  • Norwegian: Sakhalin
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sakhalin
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sakhalin
  • Ossetian: Сахалин
  • Panjabi: ਸਖ਼ਾਲਿਨ
  • Panjabi: ਸਾਖਾਲਿਨ
  • Panjabi: ਸਾਖਾਲਿਨ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Persian: ساخالین
  • Polish: Sachalin
  • Portuguese: Sacalina
  • Romanian: Insula Sahalin
  • Russian: Карафуто
  • Russian: Остров Сахалин
  • Russian: Сахалин
  • Santali: ᱥᱟᱠᱷᱟᱞᱤᱱ
  • Scottish Gaelic: Sakhalin
  • Serbian: Sahalin
  • Serbian: Сахалин
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sahalin
  • Slovak: Sachalin
  • Slovenian: Sahalin
  • Spanish: Isla de Sajalín
  • Spanish: Sajalin
  • Spanish: Sajalín
  • Swahili: Sahalin
  • Swedish: Sachalin
  • Tagalog: Pulo ng Sakhalin
  • Tamil: சக்கலின்
  • Tatar: Сахалин
  • Thai: เกาะซาฮาลิน
  • Turkish: Sahalin
  • Uighur: ساخالىن
  • Ukrainian: Сахалін
  • Upper Sorbian: Sachalin
  • Uzbek: Saxalin
  • Vietnamese: Sakhalin
  • Vlaams: Sakhalien
  • Waray (Philippines): Sakhalin
  • Welsh: Sachalin
  • Western Frisian: Sachalin
  • Western Panjabi: سخالین
  • Wu Chinese: 桦太岛
  • Yakut: Сахалин
  • Yue Chinese: 庫頁島
  • Kabafuto
  • Ostrov Sakhalin
  • Saghalien
  • Saghalin

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