Vitebsk District

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Vitebsk Raion

Віцебскі раён / Витебский район
Flag of Vitebsk Raion
Coat of arms of Vitebsk Raion
Coat of arms
Location within the oblast
Location within the oblast
Country  Belarus
Voblast Flag of Vitsebsk Voblasts.svg Vitebsk
Seat Vitebsk
Municipalities Total 44 + Vitebsk
 • Total 2,800 km2 (1,100 sq mi)
 • Total 42,000
 • Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Governor ?
Website Official website

Vitebsk District (Belarusian: Віцебскі раён, Russian: Витебский район, Vitebsk Raion) is a district of Belarus in Vitebsk Region.

The administrative center of the district is the city of Vitebsk, administratively separated from the district. The most populated town of the district itself is Ruba.


Situated in the eastern side of its Voblast and crossed by the Vitba river; Vitebsk District borders, from north to south, with the districts of Haradok, Shumilina, Beshankovichy, Syanno and Liozna. In the eastern side it borders with the Russian oblasts, from south to north, of Smolensk and Pskov.


The district is divided into 8 rural councils (selsoviets) and 45 municipalities (including Vitebsk).[1]

Rural councils



  1. ^ (in Belarusian)-(in Russian) Information on the official website of the raion

External links

Media related to Viciebsk District at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 55°11′N 30°10′E / 55.183°N 30.167°E / 55.183; 30.167

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