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Shvedy Destination Guide

Explore Shvedy in Belarus.

Shvedy in the region of Minskaya Voblastsʼ is located in Belarus - some 51 mi (or 81 km) North-West of Minsk, the country's capital city.

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Time in Shvedy is now 11:47 AM (Friday). 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, Pskov, Vilnius, Utena, Zaskevichi or Yelazhichi. Since you are here already, consider visiting Shvedy, Voydeni, Slobodka, Ruchitsa, Potashnya and Usha. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Vileyka

Vileyka is a town in Belarus and the administrative center of the Vileyka Raion in the Minsk Region. It is located on the River Viliya, 100 km northwest of Minsk. The first documentary record dates from 16 November 1460. Time zone: II (GMT +2 hours). Population of Vileyka district in 2009: 55 thousand people (Vileyka 28.5 thousand). International phone code: +375 1771 xxxxx. Postal index: 222410. The 43rd Russian Navy's long-haul communications center is located near Vileyka .

More reading: Vileyka homepage
Located at 54.42, 26.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Minsk Region, Towns in Belarus

Vileyka VLF transmitter

The "Vileyka" VLF transmitter is the site of the 43rd Communications Center of the Russian Navy (Russian: 43-й узел связи ВМФ России), situated west of the town of Vileyka in Belarus . The "Vileyka" VLF transmitter is an important facility for transmitting orders to submarines in the very low frequency range. Beside this, it is used for transmitting the time signal RJH69 at certain times.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.42, 26.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Belarus, Military radio systems, Radio masts, Russian and Soviet Navy bases

Haradzki Stadium (Maladzechna)

Haradzki Stadium (City Stadium)is a multi-use stadium in Maladzechna, Belarus. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of FC Molodechno. The stadium holds 4,800 people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.42, 26.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Football venues in Belarus

Maladzyechna

Maladzyechna, is a city in the Minsk Voblast of Belarus, an administrative centre of the Maladzyechna district (and formerly of the Maladzyechna Voblast). It has 98,514 inhabitants (2006 estimate) and is located 72 km northwest of Minsk. Located on the Usha River, it has been a settlement since 1388 when it was part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. It was also home to the Cold War facility Maladzyechna air base.

More reading: Maladzyechna homepage
Located at 54.42, 26.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Belarus, Populated places in Minsk Region

Maladzyechna (air base)

Maladzyechna (also Molodechno) was an air base in Belarus located 8 km south of Maladzyechna. It was a 1960s-era attack or interceptor base. Towards the end of the Cold War it was plowed under for farmland. The geometrics remained visible on Google Earth imagery as of 2006, and a small propeller airplane was visible suggesting the airfield has remained as a minor airstrip.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.42, 26.69 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Belarus, Military installations of Belarus, Soviet Air Force bases