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Zorya Destination Guide

Delve into Zorya in Belarus

Zorya in the region of Belarus (general) is located in Belarus - some 108 mi or ( 174 km ) East of Minsk , the country's capital .

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Local time in Zorya is now 06:17 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Minsk " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Daugavpils, Smolensk, Pskov, Zubrevichy, and Zorya. While being here, you might want to check out Daugavpils . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Zorya ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Kopys

Kopys is an urban-type settlement in the Orsha Raion, Vitsebsk Voblast, Belarus. First references are dated by 1059. It is the birthplace of the current leader of the country, Alexander Lukashenko. The Kapust Hasidic dynasty originates in Kopys. By the end of the 18th century there was a Jewish typography in Kopys. A castle stood in the town of Kopys.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.32 30.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Populated places in Belarus

Balbasovo

Balbasovo (also given as Balbasava, Bolbasovo, Orsha Southwest, and Orsha) is a long-range bomber air base in Belarus, located 11 km southwest of Orsha. It has a long runway, large tarmac area, and 30 large revetments. A remote revetment area contains 5 bomber pads and probably 5 fighter pads. It was home to 402 TBAP (402nd Heavy Bomber Aviation Regiment) flying Tupolev Tu-22M3 (Backfire) aircraft as recently as 1991. The 402 TBAP's division headquarters were 326 TBAD at Soltsy-2.

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Located at 54.44 30.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Airports in Belarus, Military installations of Belarus, Soviet Air Force bases, Soviet Long Range Aviation

Shkloŭ

Škłoŭ is a town in Mahilyow Voblast, Belarus, located 35 km north of Mogilev on the Dnieper river. It has a railway station on the line between Orsha and Mogilev. As of 2009, its population was 16,439.

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Located at 54.22 30.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Populated places in Mogilev Region, Shtetls, Towns in Belarus

Orsha

Orsha is a city in Belarus in Vitebsk voblast on the fork of the Dnieper and Arshytsa rivers.

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Located at 54.47 30.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Cities in Belarus, Orsha, Populated places established in the 11th century, Populated places in Vitebsk Region, Shtetls