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Orlovo Destination Guide

Delve into Orlovo in Belarus!

Orlovo in the region of Belarus (general) is a city in Belarus - some 125 mi (or 202 km) North-East of Minsk, the country's capital.

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Current time in Orlovo is now 09:55 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Minsk" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Smolensk, Pskov, Veliky Novgorod, Vilnius, Zhikhary or Davyd'kovo. While being here, make sure to check out Zyuzino, Yevneno, Verkhochen'ye, Strunya, Stodola and Pirutino as well. We also found some pictures.


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Zyuzino, Belarus

Zyuzino is a populated place in Belarus.

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Located at 55.52, 29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Belarus

Second Battle of Polotsk

The Second Battle of Polotsk (18–20 October 1812) took place during Napoleon's invasion of Russia. In this encounter the Russians under General Peter Wittgenstein attacked and defeated a Franco-Bavarian force under Laurent Gouvion Saint-Cyr. In the aftermath of this success, the Russians took Polotsk and dismantled Napoleon's operations in Belarus.

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Located at 55.52, 29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1812 in France, 1812 in Russia, Battles involving Russia, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Conflicts in 1812, French invasion of Russia, History of Belarus (1795–1918), Polotsk

First Battle of Polotsk

In the First Battle of Polotsk, which took place on 17–18 August 1812, Russian troops under the command of Peter Wittgenstein fought French and Bavarian troops led by Nicolas Oudinot near the city of Polotsk, halting Oudinot's advance toward Saint Petersburg. The First Battle of Polotsk should be distinguished from the Second Battle of Polotsk which took place during the same campaign two months later. After the battle of Klyastitsy and several minor losses Oudinot's Corps retreated to Polotsk.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 55.52, 29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1812 in France, 1812 in Russia, Battles involving Russia, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Conflicts in 1812, French invasion of Russia, History of Belarus (1795–1918), Polotsk

Polotsk

Polotsk is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River. It is the center of the Polatsk Raion in Vitsebsk Voblast. Its population is more than 80,000 people. It is served by Polotsk Airport and during the Cold War was home to Borovitsy air base.

More reading: Polotsk homepage
Located at 55.52, 29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Belarus, Polotsk, Populated places in Vitebsk Region