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Polatsk Destination Guide

Explore Polatsk in Belarus.

Polatsk in the region of Vitsyebskaya Voblastsʼ with it's 82,258 inhabitants is a place in Belarus - some 120 mi (or 193 km) North-East of Minsk, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Polatsk is now 04:07 PM (Monday). 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: Ludza, Smolensk, Pskov, Veliky Novgorod, Vilnius or Kaz'yanki. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zelenyy Gorodok, Salanik, Polatsk, Ksty, Ekiman' and Borovukha Tret'ya. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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02:02 min ( May 04, 2012 by TheFuckingUTube)
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*BELARUS* Polotsk - 1150 years old (moti...

03:17 min ( May 21, 2012 by Телеканал САММИТ)
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This videopresentation about Polotsk. It is one of the most ancient cities of the Eastern Slavs. Come to see it! Music: -


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08:46 min ( June 05, 2012 by twins2trip)
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02:49 min ( February 23, 2011 by Фёдор Шум)
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Music and lipmake: (fedorshum) : (vitfedotov) -"Life"


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 55.49, 28.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 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 55.49, 28.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Belarus, Polotsk, Populated places in Vitebsk Region

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 55.49, 28.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 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

Boris stones

Boris Stones, also called Dvina Stones, are seven medieval artifacts erected along the bank of the Western Dvina between Polotsk and Drissa, Belarus. They probably predate Christianity in the area, but were inscribed in the 12th century with text and an image of Christ. The largest of the stones is 17 metres in circumference.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 55.49, 28.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:History of Belarus (862–1236), Kievan Rus', Landmarks in Belarus, Old Russian inscriptions, Sacred rocks

Polotsk Airport

Polotsk Airport (also Polotsk South) is an airport in Belarus, located 9 km south of Polotsk. It is purely civilian use.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 55.49, 28.79 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports built in the Soviet Union, Airports in Belarus, Buildings and structures in Vitebsk Region, Polotsk