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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of northeast Belarus on the Western Dvina River northeast of Minsk. First mentioned in 1021, it later passed to Lithuania (14th century), Poland (16th century), and Russia (18th century). Population: 343,000.

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  • Belarus6 provinces (voblastsi, singular - voblasts ') and 1 municipality* (horad); Brest, Homyel', Horad Minsk*, Hrodna, Mahilyow, Minsk, Vitsyebsk note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers

    Administrative divisions

  • Administrative divisions: 6 provinces (voblastsi, singular - voblasts ') and 1 municipality* (horad); Brest, Homyel', Horad Minsk*, Hrodna, Mahilyow, Minsk, Vitsyebsk note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers

    Belarus

  • This time round I spotted the relationship between some of the 1912 photos of Vitebsk, Belarus (aka, in Belarusian, Vitsyebsk).

    Vitebsk 1912 panorama

  • Mahilyowskaya (Mahilyow), Minskaya, Vitsyebskaya (Vitsyebsk) note: voblasti have the administrative center name following in parentheses

    The 2000 CIA World Factbook

  • Mahilyow, Minsk, Vitsyebsk note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • Vitsyebsk note: administrative divisions have the same names as their administrative centers

    The 2007 CIA World Factbook

  • (Mahilyow), Minskaya, Vitsyebskaya (Vitsyebsk); note - when using a place name with the adjectival ending 'skaya' the word voblasts 'should be added to the place name note: voblasti have the administrative center name following in parentheses

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Mahilyowskaya (Mahilyow), Minskaya, Vitsyebskaya (Vitsyebsk); note - when using a place name with the adjectival ending 'skaya' the word voblasts 'should be added to the place name note: voblasti have the administrative center name following in parentheses

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Mahilyowskaya (Mahilyow), Minskaya, Vitsyebskaya (Vitsyebsk) note: the administrative centers of the voblastsi are included in parentheses

    The 1996 CIA Factbook

  • Vitsyebskaya (Vitsyebsk) note: the administrative centers of the voblastsi are included in parentheses

    The 1994 CIA World Factbook

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