Nevelsk is a port city in the far East of Russia, the administrative center of Nevelsky urban district of Sakhalin region. Located on the southwest coast of Sakhalin island, on the Gulf of Nevelsky Tatar Strait, Japan sea, 127 km from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. Is one of the most avalanche cities in Russia. In the city rivers Lovetsky, Nevel and Cossack. The population of Nevelsk in 2016 amounted to 10,000 people. Nevel named after Admiral G. I. Nevelskoy.