Kobryn is located at Latitude 52.12.58N and Longitude 24.21.59E.
In 1944, the town was liberated by the Red Army. Since 1991, it is a part of the independent Republic of Belarus.
Kobryn is a city in the Brest Region of Belarus and the centre of the Kobryn District.
The first written mention about Kobryn belongs to 1287 and is presented in the Hypatian Chronicle.
In prehistoric times it was inhabited by the ancient Baltic Yotvingian tribe.
On 14 November 1939, Kobryn was incorporated into the Byelorussian SSR.
The Kobryn is located in the southwestern corner of Belarus where the Mukhavets River and Dnepr-Bug Canal meet.
Kobryn has an altitude of 485 feet.
Kobryn has an estimated population of 53,000, as of 2020.
In the years 1774–1784, a canal was built connecting the Mukhavets River with the Pina River, named the Royal Canal after Polish King Stanisław August Poniatowski, who opened it, and as a result, a water route was created connecting the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea.