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Delve into Kruglitsa in Belarus

Kruglitsa in the region of Minskaya Voblastsʼ is a city in Belarus - some 47 mi or ( 76 km ) South-West of Minsk , the country's capital .

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Current time in Kruglitsa is now 06:57 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Minsk " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Riga, Vilnius, Zayamnoye, Zaluzh'ye, and Vilyeyka. While being here, make sure to check out Riga . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Kruglitsa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Mir Castle Complex

The Mirsky Castle Complex, is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Belarus located in the town of Mir in the Karelichy District of the Hrodna voblast, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:53|27|4.46|N|26|28|22.80|E| | |name= }}, 29 km to the north-west from another World Heritage site, Nesvizh Castle. The construction of the castle began at the end of the 15th century, in the Gothic architecture style.

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Located at 53.45 26.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Brick Gothic, Buildings and structures in Grodno Region, Castles in Belarus, Castles of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Gothic architecture in Belarus, Radziwiłł family, Visitor attractions in Grodno Region, World Heritage Sites in Belarus

Saint Nicolas' Church, Mir

Saint Nicolas' Roman Catholic Church in Mir, Belarus, is a Renaissance church commissioned by Mikołaj Krzysztof "the Orphan" Radziwiłł. It was probably designed by Giovanni Maria Bernardoni and erected without his personal participation in 1599–1605. The church tower was partly destroyed during the Soviet period, and recently restored.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 53.45 26.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Radziwiłł family, Roman Catholic churches in Belarus

Mir, Belarus

Mir (Belarusian: Мір; Russian: Мир; both meaning "world" and "peace"; but the name most likely originates from the name of the river the settlement is situated on) is an urban settlement in Kareličy (Карэлічы) raion, Hrodna Voblast, Belarus on the banks of Miranka River, about 85 kilometers southwest of the national capital, Minsk. Mir village was founded sometime prior to 1345. It is home to a late medieval castle, which made the town the target of many attacks over the centuries.

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Located at 53.45 26.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Historic Jewish communities, Populated places in Grodno Region, Shtetls, Urban-type settlements in Belarus

Battle of Mir (1812)

The Battle of Mir took place on 9 and 10 July 1812 during Napoleon's invasion of Russia. Three Polish Lancers divisions battled against Russian cavalry, ending in the first major Russian victory in the French invasion of Russia. Russian general Matvei Platov had eight Cossack regiments and two Don batteries deployed south of the village of Mir, when one brigade of the Polish Fourth Light Cavalry attacked his advance posts, numbering about 100 men.

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Located at 53.45 26.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 1812 in Belarus, 1812 in France, 1812 in Russia, Battles involving Russia, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, French invasion of Russia, History of Belarus (1795–1918)