Braslaw District

Braslaw District is a district in the Vitebsk Region, Belarus.[1]

Braslaw District

Браслаўскі раён
District
Coat of arms of Braslaw District
Coat of arms
Location of Braslaw District
Coordinates: 55°38′36″N 27°03′41″E / 55.64333°N 27.06139°E / 55.64333; 27.06139Coordinates: 55°38′36″N 27°03′41″E / 55.64333°N 27.06139°E / 55.64333; 27.06139
CountryFlag of Belarus.svg Belarus
RegionFlag of Vitsebsk Voblasts.svg Vitebsk Region
Area
 • Total2,270 km2 (880 sq mi)
Elevation
131 m (430 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total26,324
 • Density12/km2 (30/sq mi)

Braslau Raion is famous for its numerous lakes. The National Park and popular tourist region Braslau Lakes is situated here. The largest lakes are Dryvyaty (the fifth largest in Belarus), Snudy (the ninth largest in Belarus), Strusto (the sixteenth largest in Belarus), Richi (the seventeenth largest in Belarus).[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vitebsk Region" (in Belarusian). vitebsk-region.gov.by. Retrieved 2015-10-06.
  2. ^ "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 5 October 2013.