Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk is a city on the far East of Russia. The administrative center of Sakhalin region, forms a municipal urban district "City of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk", as territorial-administrative unit is the city of regional importance. The population of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk is 200 000 people. Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk-the sixth largest city in the far East. Distance from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to Moscow is at direct 7000 km. Located in the South-Eastern part of Sakhalin island on the Susuya river, 25 km from the sea of Okhotsk. The largest transport hub on the island: the intersection of roads of regional value, railway station and airport. Include Sakhalin state University and Sakhalin scientific center of Feb RAS.