Verkhnyadzvinsk District

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Verkhnyadzvinsk District

Верхнядзвінскі раён
District
Coat of arms of Verkhnyadzvinsk District
Coat of arms
Location of Verkhnyadzvinsk District
Coordinates: 55°46′N 27°56′E / 55.767°N 27.933°E / 55.767; 27.933Coordinates: 55°46′N 27°56′E / 55.767°N 27.933°E / 55.767; 27.933
Country Flag of Belarus.svg Belarus
Region Flag of Vitsebsk Voblasts.svg Vitebsk Region
Area
 • Total 2,140.76 km2 (826.55 sq mi)
Elevation
191.8 m (629.3 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total 21,876
 • Density 10/km2 (26/sq mi)

Verkhnyadzvinsk District (Belarusian: Верхнядзьвінскі раён, Russian: Верхнедвинский район) is a second-level administrative subdivision (Raion) of Belarus in the Vitebsk Region.[1] In this Raion is the extreme North point of Belarus, situated to the North of Osveya Lake.[2] Osveya Lake is the second largest lake in the country. Another large lake in Verkhnyadzvinsk District is Lisno, which is the twelfth largest in Belarus.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Verkhnedvinsk Region". Verkhnedvinsk Regional Executive Committee. 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Main Geographic Characteristics of the Republic of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. The Scientific and Production State Republican Unitary Enterprise "National Cadastre Agency" of the State Property Committee of the Republic of Belarus. 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Main characteristics of the largest lakes of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. Data of the Research Laboratory for Lake Study of the Belarus State University. 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2013.
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