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Trostenets Destination Guide

Touring Trostenets in Belarus

Trostenets in the region of Homyelʼskaya Voblastsʼ is located in Belarus - some 190 mi or ( 306 km ) South-East of Minsk , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Trostenets

Time in Trostenets is now 04:58 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Minsk " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Zhlobin, Zhilichi, Svyetlahorsk, Staraya Lutava, and Shchittsy. Being here already, consider visiting Zhlobin . Check out our recommendations for Trostenets ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Loyew,; or Loyev,; is a city in the Belarusian province of Homiel and the administrative centre of Loyew Raion. The population is 7,500 (2001). The settlement is located along the right coast of the Dnepr at its confluence with the Sozh. Loyew arose on the site of an ancient settlement of dregovichs; the first mention of the settlement goes back to 1505. The city is known for the battle of Loev of July 31, 1649 during the Khmelnytsky Uprising.

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Located at 51.93 30.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Populated places in Belarus

Sozh River

Sozh is an international river flowing in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. It is a left bank tributary of the Dnieper River. Sozh passes through Gomel, the second largest city in Belarus. The river is crossed by the Sozh Floating Bridge at Korma and an elegant steel arch at Gomel, which is featured on a national stamp of 300 ruble value.

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Located at 51.95 30.81 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Gomel, International rivers of Europe, Rivers of Chernihiv Oblast, Rivers of Gomel Region, Rivers of Mogilev Region, Rivers of Smolensk Oblast, Tributaries of the Dnieper River


Liubech or Lyubech is a small ancient town (first mentioned in 882) connected with many important events since the times of the Kievan Rus'. It is currently a small settlement (2,600 inhabitants – 2001) located in Ripky Raion, in the Chernihiv Oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. Liubech is 250 kilometers north of the capital of Ukraine, Kiev, and located near the Russian border.

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Located at 51.68 30.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Urban-type settlements in Chernihiv Oblast

Duga-3 (western) receiver

Duga-3 ("duga" means "arc") or "Steel Yard" was a Soviet experimental over-the-horizon radar (OTH) system. It was developed for the Soviet ABM early-warning network. The system operated from 1976 to 1989. Two stations of Duga-3 were installed: a western system around Chernobyl and an eastern system in Siberia. The receiver for the western Duga-3 was located about 50 km northeast of Chernobyl (just west of Chernihiv, south of Gomel).

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Located at 51.64 30.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Cold War military equipment of the Soviet Union, Ground radars, Russian and Soviet military radars