Aleksandrovsk-Sakhalinsky (əlyĭksänˈdrəfsk-səkhəlyēnˈskē) [key], city on N Sakhalin island, Russian Far East. A port on the Tatar Strait, it has lumber and fishing industries. The city was founded in 1881 as a place of exile.

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