The City of Yuzhno Sakhalinsk. The investment center of worlds largest companies in Russia.
Yuzhno Sakhalinsk is the administrative center of Sakhalin Oblast. The population of this city is 182,000. It is the 99th largest city of Russia by the population. The city lies along the Susuya River.
This city is nearly 5752 miles distant from Moscow city.
History of Yuzhno Sakhalinsk
It was founded in 1882. The city started as a settlement by the name of Vladimirovka. The treaty of Portsomuth was awarded in 1905 which was the conclusion of the Russo-Japanese War.
Later the city was named as Toyohara. After World War II, the city was renamed as Yuzhno Sakhalinsk in the era of Soviet Union
Climate of Yuzhno Sakhalinsk
The climate is warm as well as cold. The warmer months are between April and October and during these months the most temperature is 34◦C.
The rest of the months of the year are colder and the most temperature in the winter is around -18◦C.
Education in Yuzhno Sakhalinsk
The city is known for the law, economics and informatics educational institutes. Yuzhno Sakhalinsk Institute (Campus) of Russian State Trade Economics University, The Pacific State economics university, Russian Economics Academy , local campus of Far East Law Institute, Local Campus of Far East State university of Railways Modern Academy of the humanities are the famous ones.
Economy of Yuzhno Sakhalinsk
There has been significant investment from the well-known oil companies like Shell and Exxon Mobil in this city. These oil companies are the key player in the economy of this region.
The city has also been known for its railway networks.
Places to Visit in Yuzhno Sakhalinsk
Chekhov Literary and Arts Museum, Gornij Vozduh (Mountain Air), Museum of Local Lore, Island of Sakhalin Literary and Gagarin Park