Shikotan District, Hokkaido
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Shikotan (色丹郡 Shikotan-gun) is a nominal district that is part of Nemuro Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. It covers Shikotan Island, which is claimed by Japan and Russia. As of August 15, 1945, it had a population of 1,038. Although claimed by Japan, it is de facto administered by Russia.
- 1885: Split off Hanasaki District, Nemuro Province. Incorporated into Chishima Province.
- August 1945: Soviets occupy the district.
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