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Rugayets Destination Guide

Delve into Rugayets in Belarus

Rugayets in the region of Minskaya Voblastsʼ is located in Belarus - some 42 mi or ( 68 km ) South-West of Minsk , the country's capital .

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Local time in Rugayets is now 03:22 AM (Sunday) . 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: Riga, Vilnius, Zhukov Borok, Zayamnoye, and Zadvor'ye. While being here, you might want to check out Riga . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Rugayets ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Naliboki

Naliboki is a village in western Belarus, Minsk Voblast. From 1386 to 1795 and 1918-1939 the village was located in Poland. During the times of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth it belonged to the family of the Radziwiłł magnates. Since 1722 the village was the home of a renowned glass factory founded by Anna Radziwiłł, closed in 1862. In 1919 a battle of the Polish-Soviet war occurred nearby. Naliboki was part of the Second Polish Republic throughout the interwar period.

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Located at 53.76 26.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Villages in Belarus

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 22 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.

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Located at 53.45 26.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 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 22 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 22 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)