Sakhalin (Roushie: Сахалин, pronounced [səxɐˈlʲin]) is a lairge Roushie island in the North Paceefic Ocean, lyin atween 45°50' an 54°24' N. It is Roushie's lairgest island, an is admeenistered as pairt o Sakhalin Oblast. Sakhalin, which is aboot ane fift the size o Japan, is juist off the east coast o Roushie, an juist north o Japan.

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Sakhalin is locatit in Roushie
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Sakhalin
Geografie
LocationRoushie Far East, Northren Paceefic Ocean
Coordinates51°N 143°E / 51°N 143°E / 51; 143Coordinates: 51°N 143°E / 51°N 143°E / 51; 143
Aurie72,492 km2 (27,989 sq mi)
Aurie rank23rd
Heichest elevation1,609 m (5,279 ft)
Admeenistration
Demografics
Population497,973[1]
Pop. density8 /km2 (21 /sq mi)

ReferencesEedit

  1. Roushie Federal State Stateestics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 Aw-Roushie Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года [2010 Aw-Roushie Population Census] (in Roushie). Federal State Stateestics Service.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. "Islands by Land Area". Island Directory. United Nations Environment Program. February 18, 1998. Retrieved June 16, 2010.