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The history of the city of Vitebsk As a settlement, Vitebsk has been known since the X century. Then, an ancient hillfort was the city basis, and after that the castle was built here. At the begi...

The district centre of Orsha in Vitebsk region has been known since 1067. According to the "Tale of Bygone Years", it was first mentioned as a town of the Duchy of Polotsk. It is believed that its...

The history of Novopolotsk, city of Belarusian oil refining, began in 1958 when on the left bank of the Western Dvina River appeared the first tents of city planners.  The town was being buil...

The city of Polotsk in Belarus History of Polotsk The chronicles indicate that Polotsk exists since 862. However, archeologists have found evidence that people lived here already in 780. In ...

Every year the sounds of folk musical instruments are heard from all corners of streets and alleys in a small town of Vitebsk region, located on the Myadelka river. You can hear the accordion, cym...

The Town of Hlybokaye, Vitebsk region General information Hlybokaye is a town in the West of Vitebsk region which is 187 km remote fr om the regional center. The distance to Minsk is a...

Lepel is a town of 120 lakes, amazing ice cream and the main Belarusian dragon, which is possible to be seen only during a full moon. A famous Belarusian writer Uladzimir Karatkevich referr...

General information about the village Today Beshenkovichi is a township located in the North of Belarus and it's a part of Vitebsk region. The distance from regional center is just over 50 k...

General information about Braslaw in Belarus Braslav is a town in Belarus, situated on the Northern shore of the largest lake Drivyaty. Located on the North-West of the country, the city is alm...

The City of Verhnedvinsk General information Verhnedvinsk is the most Northern city of Belarus, situated at the mouth of the river Drissa, which flows into Zapadnaya Dvina. The distanc...

Gorodok, Vitebsk region General information Gorodok is the administrative center of the district with a population of 12 thousand people, it is located 30 kilometers to the North from ...

The city of Dokshitsy The city of Dokshitsy in Vitebsk region is the city of two rivers, flowing into different parts of the world and in different seas. The Viliya (a tributary of the Neman...

The Town of Dubrovno Dubrovno is a town in Vitebsk region, where time runs in a special manner. The rhythm is set not only by the majestic river Dnieper, dividing the town into two parts, bu...

Liozno is the place where Marc Chagall comes fr om and where a German painter Faber du Faur found inspiration. The settlement of urban type Liozno is one of the most quiet and peaceful place...

MIORY – BELARUSIAN VENICE A small town of Miory is located in a picturesque corner of Vitebsk region. Its name means in the Finnish language «a lake in the lowlands». Having been here at lea...

Belarusian land has brought up, raised and influenced the formation of many creative individuals. Each province in our vast homeland can be proud of its famous residents, including the urban settl...

SENNO – BELARUSIAN JERUSALEM Do you believe in supernatural features of artesian water? Some people prefer to drink only filtered water, while others try to fill their bodies with the healing...

Tolochin is part of the trade route "from the Varangians to the Greeks" and the residence of the Chancellor of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Tolochin is one of the few Belarusian cities, pa...

Ushachi – a favorite place of Belarusian race car drivers Every year, people, who can’t live without speed, take participation in one of the popular events – rally. A favorite place of race...

The town of Chashniki is located in Vitebsk region, not far from one of the largest Belarusian lakes – Lukomlskoe. There is the health complex “Sosnovy Bor”. Not only residents of Belarus b...


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