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Zimnitskiye Destination Guide

Discover Zimnitskiye in Belarus

Zimnitskiye in the region of Belarus (general) is a town located in Belarus - some 34 mi or ( 55 km ) North of Minsk , the country's capital .

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Local time in Zimnitskiye is now 11:21 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Minsk " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Riga, Daugavpils, Pskov, Vilnius, and Zimnitskiye. When in this area, you might want to check out Riga . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Zimnitskiye ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Khatyn massacre

Khatyn, Chatyń was a village in Belarus, in Lahojsk district, Minsk Voblast. On March 22, 1943, the population of the village was massacred during World War II by the 118th Schutzmannschaft battalion, formed in July 1942 in Kiev, mostly from Ukrainian collaborators, prisoners of war and deserters and the Waffen-SS special battalion "Dirlewanger". The massacre was not an isolated incident. At least 5,295 Belarusian settlements were destroyed by the Nazis and some or all their inhabitants killed.

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Located at 54.34 27.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Eastern Front (World War II), History of Belarus (1939–1945), Mass murder in 1943, Nazi war crimes, Villages in Belarus

Logoisk crater

Logoisk crater is a meteorite impact crater in Belarus near the city of Lahojsk. It is 15 km in diameter and the age is estimated to be 42.3 ± 1.1 million years. The crater is not exposed at the surface.

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Located at 54.20 27.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Eocene impact craters, Impact craters of Belarus

Lahoysk

Lahoysk is a city in the Minsk Region of Belarus and the administrative center of the Lahoysk Raion. First chronicled in 1078, Lahoysk was the center of a small 12th-century principality, later absorbed into the Principality of Polotsk. In the 18th and 19th centuries, it was a seat of the Tyszkiewicz noble family. The modern city has a ski resort named Silichy. \t\t \t\t\tBelarus-Lahoisk-Region Executive Committee. jpg \t\t\t Lahoysk Raion executive committee. \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tLahoisk2.

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Located at 54.20 27.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Cities in Belarus, Populated places in Minsk Region