Delve into Svatovka in Belarus
Svatovka in the region of Vitsyebskaya Voblastsʼ is located in Belarus - some 101 mi or ( 163 km ) North-East of Minsk , the country's capital .
Local time in Svatovka is now 09:28 PM (Wednesday) . 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, Veliky Novgorod, and Zhodzina. While being here, you might want to check out Daugavpils . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Svatovka ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Biešankovičy (also spelled Beshenkovichy, Beshankovichy) is a town in the Vitebsk Province of Belarus and a port on the Western Dvina river. It is 51 km west of Vitebsk on the railway line between Orsha and Lepiel. The population is 8,200 (2004).
Located at 55.03 29.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Chashniki is a town in the Viciebsk Province, Belarus, famous for the Battle of Czasniki that took place in the neighbourhood during the French Invasion of Russia (1812).
Located at 54.85 29.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Battle of Ula
The Battle of Ula or Battle of Chashniki was fought during the Livonian War on 26 January 1564 between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Tsardom of Russia on the Ula River (tributary of the Daugava River) north of Chashniki in the Vitebsk Region. The Lithuanian surprise attack resulted in a decisive defeat of the numerically superior Russian forces.
Located at 54.85 29.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Battle of Czasniki (1812)
The Battle of Czasniki (Belarusian: Бой пад Ча́шнікамі) was fought during Napoleon's invasion of Russia, on 31 October 1812, between Russian forces under General Wittgenstein, and the French army, commanded by Marshal Victor. This battle was a failed effort by the French to reestablish their northern "Dwina Line", which had crumbled as a result of Wittgenstein's victory at the Second battle of Polotsk just two weeks earlier.
Located at 54.75 29.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
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