Old photos of Poronaysk (Shisuka), Sakhalin Oblast
Coat of arms Poronaysk

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History of city Poronaysk (Shisuka), Sakhalin Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Poronaysk - a town in Sakhalin Oblast, located in the central part of Sakhalin Island, in the Bay of Patience Sea of Okhotsk. Date of establishment - 1869. Previously, the name - a post Tihmenevsky (until 1905), Shisuka (until 1946). The city history begins with the founding in 1869 adjacent to of villages Nivkh, the Ainu and other indigenous peoples of a military post Tihmenevsky (named after the MP Tikhmenev - the military governor of the Primorye region in 1880 - 1881).

In 1905, the city went to Japan and was named Shisuka (Sikuka). The city was built paper mill capacity of 22,500 tons of paper per year (during the Soviet era has been modernized in the pulp and paper mill and worked until the 1990s). In the area of working coal mine Naykava. In 1945 he returned to the USSR. It was built sulfate distillery, fish cannery, a garment factory. The leading role played in the economy of the region's fishing industry.

Date of foundation: 1869

Population: 15 174

Poronaysk. The Paper Mill, 1930
The paper mill, 1930
Poronaysk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Poronaysk. Panorama of the city with Sachi
Panorama of the city with Sachi
Poronaysk. School №1, circa 50s
School №1, circa 50s
Poronaysk. Town Hall, circa 30s
Town Hall, circa 30s
Poronaysk. Pulp and Paper Mill, circa 30s
Pulp and Paper Mill, circa 30s
Poronaysk. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city
Poronaysk. Oktyabrskaya street, 1956
Oktyabrskaya street, 1956

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