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Vakantie in Wit-Rusland - Reisinformatie Wit-Rusland.
Republiek Wit-Rusland - Respublika Byelarus' - voormalige Wit-Russiche Sovjet Republiek
Regio's in Wit-Rusland : Brest, Gomel, Grodno, Minsk, Mogilev en Vitebsk
Grenst in het noorden en oosten aan Rusland, in het zuiden aan Oekra´ne, in het zuidwesten aan Polen, in het noordwesten aan Litouwen en Letland.
Hoofdstad van Wit-Ruland: Minsk
autoverhuur, hotels, reisbureaus, reizen naar wit-rusland
Hotels in Wit-Rusland / Hostels
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Hotels in the main cities of Belarus : Minsk, Barnovichi, Bobruisk, Brest, Gomel, Grodno, Mogilev and Vitebsk. But also in smaller towns.
From the ancient times Belarus is called 'Lakeland' [ there are > 11,000 lakes and > 20,000 rivers and brooks
in the country ]. Blue, deep blue and almost black mirrors of lakes are hidden in the forest thickets or glimmer
joyfully in the meadows... Lakes are the eyes of Belarus, therefore the country is called blue-eyed.
Berezinsky Nature Reserve
Reisbureaus / Reisorganisaties
Tiara Tours International
Voyage & Culture
Reisgidsen / reisliteratuur
Belarus - Lee Hogan
Paperback | Roc | USA Edition | 2002
Vervoer / Hoe kom ik in Wit-Rusland
Luchthaven van Minsk
KLM / Air France
Losse vliegtickets naar Wit-Rusland / Goedkoop vliegen Wit-Rusland
Diverse aanbieders, prijsvergelijking vliegtickets naar Wit-Rusland mogelijk.
BELRW - spoorwegen van Wit-Rusland
Belarus.org.uk - reisgids Wit-Rusland, campings, stedeninfo
Belarus Embassy US
General information on Belarus: Government, Ministries, Politics, Business & Economy, Science & Education,
Universities, Culture & Arts, Religion, Theatre, Music, Sports & Recreation, Travel, Media, and much more
Minsk - hoofdstad Wit-Rusland - Minsk City
Minsk is the capital of the Republic of Belarus and the centre of the region and district of the same name. It
lies over the Minsk Hills upon the both banks of the river Svisloch. Minsk is divided into 9 city districts and includes also 1 urbanized settlement Sokol.
Minsk is a city of quite an ancient history. It was firstly mentioned in chronicles in 1067 A.D. The Government and the Parliament of the Republic of Belarus are settled in MInsk.
Located at the strategic crossroads from East to West and from North to South, from Moscow to Warsaw
and from Vilnius to Kiev, Minsk is an important transport junction with several bus and railway stations, 2 airports (1 national) and metro network.
Encircled by a green belt, Brest is located in the southwest of the Republic of Belarus
The main tourist centres are Brest, Baranovichi, Pinsk, Kobrin, the state national park Belovezhskaya Puscha (v.Kameniuki of the Kamenets district).
Rest areas are located in picturesque natural scenery on the territory of the Brest lakes, including: the Beloye
Lake (Brest region), the Beloye Lake (Berioza district), the Gat' (Baranovichi district), the Papernia (Pruzhany
district), the Selets (Berioza district), the Vygonoschanskoye Lake (Ivatsevichi district), the Zavishye (Ivanovo district), the Mukhavets River etc.
Brest Region Map
Mogilev Region - Mahilyowskaya Oblast - in het oosten van de republiek
The highest point of the region (239 m above sea level) is located near the railway station Temny Les (Dark
Forest), the lowest point (126 m above sea level) - near the village of Gaishin by the river Sozh in Slavgorod district.
The landscapes of the region are various: picturesque hills of Mstislavl district give place to the low Central
Berezina plain. Green forests in the south change into meadows and fields in the east of the region.
There are numerous construction materials fields (chalk, clay, sand, gravel) and several mineral water
springs on the territory of the region. There is phosphorite along the river Sozh from Mstislavl to Krichev.
The region's river network is rather dense. The largest rivers are the Dnieper, the Beresina, the Sozh, the
Svisloch, the Druts, the Pronya, the Ptich. There are very few lakes, the largest is Zaozerye with an area of 0.58 sq. km. There is Chigirinskoye reservoir on the river Drut with an area 21.1 sq. km.
The woods cover 35% of the area of the region. The highest forest density (up to 60%) is in Glusk, Bykhov,
Osipovichi and Klichev districts. There are 2 preserves on the territory of the region: Zaozerye hydrological preserve and Cherikov hunting preserve.
Steden in de Mogilev Regio : Bobruisk, Mogilev, Osipovichi.
Vitebsk Region - Vitsyebskaya Oblast - Located in the north-east of Belarus
The Vitebsk area is located on north-east of Republic Belarus in the upper and mean flow of Western Dvina
river and in upper locales of the Dnieper. In a northwest the area bounds with Latvia and Lithuania. Vitebsk
Region has a rich historical past. The nature has presented Vitebsk generously with forests, a bizarre mosaic of lakes and deep rivers
Brest - aan de grens met Polen
Gomel / Homyel' - historische stad
Grodno / Hrodna
Mogilev / Mahilyow
The name Naroch is well-known not only to every Belarussian but also far beyond the boundaries of the
country — the unique beauty of this place and its soft climate made the Naroch region a most favorite of all
the Belarussian holiday resorts. Due to that fact the National park źNarochansky╗ was set up here in 1999.
Vitebsk / Vitsyebsk
Holy Saviour Church
One of the finest examples of early 12th-century religious architecture.
St. Efrasinnia Monastery
Magazine / tijdschrift - Delo Belarus
Monthly business magazine. Supplements in English and German available
Nieuws uit Wit-Rusland - Belarus Today - dagelijks nieuws e-paper
Radio - Radio Roks - FM radio in Belarus [ streaming audio live available ]
Radio & TV - The National State Teleradiocompany
Cuisine - Wit-Russiche keuken
Geschiedenis van Wit Rusland
Onafhankelijk op 25 augustus 1991 (from Soviet Union); the Belarusian Supreme Soviet issued a proclamation of independence; on 17 July 1990 Belarus issued a declaration of sovereignty
National Museum of Culture and History of Belarus
Muziek, Cultuur en Entertainment
The sources of the traditional Belarusian music are in the popular music of Eastern Slavs of the Kievan Rus
period. The first bearers of secular professional tradition were skomorokhs.
By the 15th century the local type of "znamennogo" descant in the orthodox church music appeared.
In the musical culture of the second half of the 16th - beginning of the 17th centuries were reflected the tendencies of Renaissance and ideas of Reformation.
In the 17th century "Partesnoe" singing (choral concerts, psalms) was set.
In the 18th century private theatres and chapels of the Radizivils, Sapegas, Oginskys and other nobles
became the centres of musical culture
Webportaal / Zoekmachine
Belarusian Art Gallery, Belarusian Engineering Academy, Belarusian Historical Review, The European
Humanities University, Youth Organizations, Musical Movement, The Mir Castle, Minsk In The Fifties, Other Belarusian Web-sites
Belarus.org.uk - o.a een traveler's guide to Belarus, campings, stedeninfo
General guide to Belarus including travel tips, pictures of the countryside, background to local politics and city guides.
Info on accommodations, maps, travelogues, and the weather in Belarus.
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