Facts About Baranavichy

  • In 1991, Baranavichy became part of independent Belarus.
  • The Baranavichy is on the main east-west highway in Belarus, the M1, which forms a part of European route E30.
  • Baranavichy is a city in the Brest Region of western Belarus.
  • Baranavichy is a significant railway junction and home to Baranavichy State University.
  • In the second half of the 18th century, Baranavichy was the property of Massalski and Niesiołowski families.
  • The first rail line through the city opened in around 1870. Additional railways built helped the city become an important rail junction.
  • The estimated population of Baranavichy is 179,439, as of 2019.
  • Baranavichy is twinned with Biała Podlaska, Poland; Čačak, Serbia; Chibi, China; Ferrara, Italy; Gdynia, Poland; Heinola, Finland; Huế, Vietnam; Jelgava, Latvia; Kaliningrad, Russia; Karlovo, Bulgaria; Kineshma, Russia; Konyaaltı, Turkey; Magadan, Russia; Mytishchi, Russia; Nacka, Sweden; Novovolynsk, Ukraine; Poltava, Ukraine; Šiauliai, Lithuania; Solntsevo, Russia; Stockerau, Austria; Sulęcin County, Poland; Tyresö, Sweden; Vasileostrovsky, Russia & Yeysky District, Russia.
  • Notable people of Baranavichy: Mirosław Araszewski, Maja Berezowska, Alina Kabata-Pendias, Lidia Korsakówna, Kazimierz Świątek, Elchonon Wasserman, Rosh Yeshiva, Valeriya Novodvorskaya & Valanсin Taŭlaj.
  • On 1 August 1919, Baranavichy received city rights and became a powiat centre in the Polish Nowogródek Voivodeship.
Facts About Baranavichy
Interesting Facts About Baranavichy

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