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Nizyany Destination Guide

Discover Nizyany in Belarus

Nizyany in the region of Hrodzyenskaya Voblastsʼ is a town located in Belarus - some 138 mi or ( 222 km ) South-West of Minsk , the country's capital .

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Local time in Nizyany is now 11:14 PM (Friday) . 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, Klaipėda, Zhabinka, Voytkeviche, and Vawkavysk. When in this area, you might want to check out Riga . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Nizyany ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Vawkavysk or Volkovysk is a town in the Hrodna Province of Belarus. It is the center of Vawkavysk district and has a population of around 48,000. The first mention of Volkovysk in the Turov Annals is in 1005. At that time Volkovysk was a city-fortress on the border of the Baltic and the Slavic ethnic groups. Since 12th century, Volkovysk was the center of a small princedom. The Hypatian Chronicle mentions the city in 1252.

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Located at 53.17 24.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Populated places in Grodno Region, Shtetls, Towns in Belarus


Porazava (Belarusian Поразава, historically also referred to as Russian Porozovo and Polish Porozów) is town in Grodno Region, Belarus near the town of Svislac. The town had a thriving Jewish community and synagagogue prior to World War II. Among those born in the town was the "mother of Yiddish theatre" Ester Rachel Kamińska.

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Located at 52.93 24.37 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Populated places in Grodno Region, Towns in Belarus