Asipovichy District

Asipovichy District (Belarusian: Асіповіцкі раён, Russian: Осиповичский район, Osipovichsky raion) is a raion (district) in Mogilev Region, Belarus, the administrative center is the town of Asipovichy.[1] In 2009, its population was 52,447. The population of Asipovichy accounts for 62.0% of the district's population.[2]

Asipovichy District

Асіповіцкі раён
District
Flag of Asipovichy District
Flag
Official seal of Asipovichy District
Seal
Location of Asipovichy District
Area
 • Total1,947.21 km2 (751.82 sq mi)
Highest elevation
207 m (679 ft)
Lowest elevation
136 m (446 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total48,291
 • Density25/km2 (64/sq mi)

GeographyEdit

The major rivers in the raion are Berezina River and its tributaries, Svislach River and Ptich River. The Asipovichy Reservoir is on the Svislach. The largerst lake is Lake Lochinskoye.[3]

TransportEdit

The railroad branches Minsk-Bobruysk and Mahilyow-Baranovichi and the automobile road Minsk-Homiel run through the district.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Osipovichi Raion official website
  2. ^ Численность населения областей и районов: Могилевская (PDF) (in Russian). Национальный статистический комитет Республики Беларусь. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 30 January 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Geography of Osipovichi Raion Archived October 30, 2009, at the Wayback Machine

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 53°18′N 28°39′E / 53.300°N 28.650°E / 53.300; 28.650