Selikhino

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Coordinates: 50°22′08″N 137°30′16″E / 50.36889°N 137.50444°E / 50.36889; 137.50444

Selikhino (Russian: Селихино) is a rural locality (a selo) in Komsomolsky District of Khabarovsk Krai, Russia. Population: 4,255 (2010 Census);[1] 4,865 (2002 Census).[2]

Geography[edit]

It is located on the Baikal-Amur Mainline railway, shortly after the railway leaves Komsomolsk-on-Amur towards Sovetskaya Gavan.

History[edit]

Selikhino was the junction station for a railway built in the early 1950s by the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin, intended to link to a tunnel to the island of Sakhalin. Construction of the tunnel was abandoned after Stalin's death; however, the railway had already been built as far as Chyorny Mys; this section was kept open for logging industry traffic until the 1990s.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (2011). "Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года. Том 1" [2010 All-Russian Population Census, vol. 1]. Всероссийская перепись населения 2010 года (2010 All-Russia Population Census) (in Russian). Federal State Statistics Service. Retrieved June 29, 2012. 
  2. ^ Russian Federal State Statistics Service (May 21, 2004). "Численность населения России, субъектов Российской Федерации в составе федеральных округов, районов, городских поселений, сельских населённых пунктов – районных центров и сельских населённых пунктов с населением 3 тысячи и более человек" [Population of Russia, Its Federal Districts, Federal Subjects, Districts, Urban Localities, Rural Localities—Administrative Centers, and Rural Localities with Population of Over 3,000] (XLS). Всероссийская перепись населения 2002 года [All-Russia Population Census of 2002] (in Russian). Retrieved August 9, 2014.