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Orsha Destination Guide

Touring Orsha in Belarus

Orsha in the region of Vitsyebskaya Voblastsʼ with its 125,347 citizens is a city located in Belarus - some 123 mi or ( 197 km ) East of Minsk , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Orsha

Time in Orsha is now 10:46 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Minsk " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Daugavpils, Smolensk, Pskov, Bryansk, and Zubava. Being here already, consider visiting Daugavpils . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Orsha ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



3:13 min by Rukodelnik
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Pieces of the Past - Orsha (Кусочки Прошлого. Орша)

5:24 min by lastofavari
Views: 342 Rating: 5.00

Orsha, Belarus. Pieces of the Past, carved in the Present. Tracks "Virtue lost" and "Song of Mourning" were used under the terms of Creative Commons : Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 ( creat ..

VLOG#1 Summer in the city. Picnic!

1:33 min by hodaryonok
Views: 120 Rating: 4.00

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Rise of the Year '2013 (Новый год. Орша, Беларусь)

1:10 min by lastofavari
Views: 75 Rating: 5.00

Rise of the Year '2013. Happy New Year! Best Wishes from LastofAvari. Orsha, Belarus. С Новым Годом '2013! Наилучшие пожелания от LastofAvari. Орша, Беларусь, . Recorded with Canon Powershot A3300 IS ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Orsha is a city in Belarus in Vitebsk voblast on the fork of the Dnieper and Arshytsa rivers.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.47 30.32 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Cities in Belarus, Orsha, Populated places established in the 11th century, Populated places in Vitebsk Region, Shtetls


Balbasovo (also given as Balbasava, Bolbasovo, Orsha Southwest, and Orsha) is a long-range bomber air base in Belarus, located 11 km southwest of Orsha. It has a long runway, large tarmac area, and 30 large revetments. A remote revetment area contains 5 bomber pads and probably 5 fighter pads. It was home to 402 TBAP (402nd Heavy Bomber Aviation Regiment) flying Tupolev Tu-22M3 (Backfire) aircraft as recently as 1991. The 402 TBAP's division headquarters were 326 TBAD at Soltsy-2.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.44 30.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Airports in Belarus, Military installations of Belarus, Soviet Air Force bases, Soviet Long Range Aviation


Kopys is an urban-type settlement in the Orsha Raion, Vitsebsk Voblast, Belarus. First references are dated by 1059. It is the birthplace of the current leader of the country, Alexander Lukashenko. The Kapust Hasidic dynasty originates in Kopys. By the end of the 18th century there was a Jewish typography in Kopys. A castle stood in the town of Kopys.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.32 30.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Populated places in Belarus

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Orsha