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Khonovo Destination Guide

Delve into Khonovo in Belarus

Khonovo in the region of Minskaya Voblastsʼ is located in Belarus - some 56 mi or ( 91 km ) North-East of Minsk , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Khonovo

Local time in Khonovo is now 07:20 AM (Saturday) . 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, Tartu, and Vilnius. While being here, you might want to check out Daugavpils . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Khonovo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Battle of Berezina

The Battle of Berezina (or Beresina) took place from 26 to 29 November 1812, between the French army of Napoleon, retreating after his invasion of Russia and crossing the Berezina, and the Russian armies under Mikhail Kutuzov, Peter Wittgenstein and Admiral Pavel Chichagov. The battle ended with a mixed outcome. The French suffered very heavy losses but managed to cross the river and avoid being trapped. Since then "Bérézina" has been used in French as a synonym for "disaster."

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Located at 54.33 28.36 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: 1812 in France, 1812 in Russia, Barysaw, Battles involving France, Battles involving Poland, Battles involving Russia, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Conflicts in 1812, French invasion of Russia, History of Belarus (1795–1918)