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Khmel'nitsa Destination Guide

Discover Khmel'nitsa in Belarus

Khmel'nitsa in the region of Hrodzyenskaya Voblastsʼ is a town located in Belarus - some 118 mi or ( 191 km ) South-West of Minsk , the country's capital .

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Local time in Khmel'nitsa is now 10:07 AM (Wednesday) . 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, Vilnius, Zhabinka, Zbochno, and Yundzily. When in this area, you might want to check out Riga . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Khmel'nitsa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Nowogródek Voivodeship (1919–1939)

Nowogródek Voivodeship was a unit of administrative division of the Second Polish Republic between 1919 and 1939, with the capital in Nowogródek. Following German and Soviet Invasion of Poland of September 1939, Poland's borders were redrawn in accordance with the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact. The Nowogródek Voivodeship was incorporated into the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic following staged elections.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.00 25.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Former voivodeships of Poland (1921–1939), History of Belarus (1918–1939)

Zhyrovichy Monastery

Zhyrovichy Monastery is an Orthodox monastery in Belarus, in the village of Zhyrovichy. The monastery was founded in the 16th century. Due to a belief, an icon of Virgin Mary was found in the local woods. A church was built on the place where the icon was found, but soon it was burned by fire and the icon was lost. Many years later the icon was found again with mysterious imprints on it – presumably those of Virgin Mary’s palm and foot.

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Located at 53.01 25.34 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Christian monasteries in Belarus