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Mir Destination Guide

Explore Mir in Belarus.

Mir in the region of Hrodzyenskaya Voblastsʼ with it's 2,500 inhabitants is located in Belarus - some 55 mi (or 88 km) South-West of Minsk, the country's capital city.

Map of the area of Mir in Belarus

Time in Mir is now 07:01 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Minsk" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Riga, Vilnius, Zaluzh'ye, Turets, Sinyawskaya Slabada or Lemniki. Since you are here already, consider visiting Velikoye Selo, Simakovo, Priluki, Podlese, Pesochnaya and Zarech'ye. We saw some hobby film in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

14°C / 57 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 54 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 89%
Air Pressure 1012.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 92% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 21st of September 2017
Moderate rain, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 17°C (62 °F)
Friday, 22nd of September 2017
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 18°C (64 °F)
Night: 13°C (55 °F)
Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 17°C (62 °F)
Night: 15°C (58 °F)

Videos

Spring flooding

00:55 min ( April 05, 2010 by unavitaverde)
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The spring flood on Neman river, Belarus

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Interesting facts about this location

Saint Nicolas' Church, Mir

Saint Nicolas' Roman Catholic Church in Mir, Belarus, is a Renaissance church commissioned by Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł. It was probably designed by Giovanni Maria Bernardoni and erected without his personal participation in 1599–1605. The church tower was partly destroyed during the Soviet period, and recently restored.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.45, 26.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Radziwiłł family, Roman Catholic churches in Belarus

Battle of Mir (1812)

The Battle of Mir took place on 9 and 10 July 1812 during Napoleon's invasion of Russia. Three Polish Lancers divisions battled against Russian cavalry, ending in the first major Russian victory in the French invasion of Russia. Russian general Matvei Platov had eight Cossack regiments and two Don batteries deployed south of the village of Mir, when one brigade of the Polish Fourth Light Cavalry attacked his advance posts, numbering about 100 men.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.45, 26.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1812 in Belarus, 1812 in France, 1812 in Russia, Battles involving Russia, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, French invasion of Russia, History of Belarus (1795–1918)

Mir, Belarus

Mir (Belarusian: Мір; Russian: Мир; both meaning "world" and "peace"; but the name most likely originates from the name of the river the settlement is situated on) is an urban settlement in Kareličy (Карэлічы) raion, Hrodna Voblast, Belarus on the banks of Miranka River, about 85 kilometers southwest of the national capital, Minsk. Mir village was founded sometime prior to 1345. It is home to a late medieval castle, which made the town the target of many attacks over the centuries.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.45, 26.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Historic Jewish communities, Populated places in Grodno Region, Shtetls, Urban-type settlements in Belarus

Mir Castle Complex

The Mirsky Castle Complex, is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Belarus located in the town of Mir in the Karelichy District of the Hrodna voblast, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:53|27|4.46|N|26|28|22.80|E| | |name= }}, 29 km to the north-west from another World Heritage site, Nesvizh Castle. The construction of the castle began at the end of the 15th century, in the Gothic architecture style.

More reading: Mir Castle Complex homepage
Located at 53.45, 26.47 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Brick Gothic, Buildings and structures in Grodno Region, Castles in Belarus, Castles of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Gothic architecture in Belarus, Radziwiłł family, Visitor attractions in Grodno Region, World Heritage Sites in Belarus