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Sakhalin is locatit in Roushie
Location Roushie Far East, Northren Paceefic Ocean
Coordinates 51°N 143°E / 51°N 143°E / 51; 143Coordinates: 51°N 143°E / 51°N 143°E / 51; 143
Aurie 72,492 km2 (27,989 sq mi)
Aurie rank 23rd
Heichest elevation 1,609 m (5,279 ft)
Population 497,973[1]
Pop. density 8 /km2 (21 /sq mi)

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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  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. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  2. "Islands by Land Area". Island Directory. United Nations Environment Program. February 18, 1998. Retrieved June 16, 2010.