Explore Holdava in Belarus
Holdava in the region of Hrodzyenskaya Voblastsʼ is a town in Belarus - some 101 mi or ( 163 km ) West of Minsk , the country's capital city .
Current time in Holdava is now 02:52 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Minsk " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Riga, Vilnius, Klaipėda, Kaunas, and Zenyuki. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Riga . Where to go and what to see in Holdava ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Lida is a city in western Belarus in Hrodna Voblast, situated 160 km west of Minsk. It is the fourteenth largest city in Belarus.
Battle of Lida
Battle of Lida (1919)
Battle of Lida took place on 16 and 17 April 1919 around the city of Lida during the Polish-Soviet War of 1919-1920. During World War I Lida was occupied by the German troops. In 1919 the Red Army established Soviet power. Polish troops under General Józef Adam Lasocki reached the outskirts of Lida in early March 1919. On April 15 they resumed their advance and on April 17 they captured Lida, as a screening operation to the taking of Vilnius.
Lida Castle was one of several citadels erected by Grand Duke Gediminas of Lithuania in the early 14th century to defend his lands against the expansion of the Teutonic Knights. Other links in this chain of defense included Hrodna, Navahrudak, Kreva, Medininkai, and Trakai. The modern town of Lida, Belarus grew up around this castle.
Located at 53.89 25.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
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