Drahichyn (Belarusian: Драгічын, Ukrainian: Дорогичин, Russian: Дрогичин, Polish: Drohiczyn, Yiddish: דראהיטשין Drohichin, Lithuanian: Drohičinas) is a city in the Brest Region of Belarus. It the administrative center of the Drahichyn District.

Drahichyn
Драгічын
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Flag of Drahichyn
Coat of arms of Drahichyn
Drahichyn is located in Belarus
Drahichyn
Drahichyn
Location in Belarus
Coordinates: 52°11′N 25°09′E / 52.183°N 25.150°E / 52.183; 25.150
Country Belarus
RegionBrest Region
DistrictDrahichyn District
Mentioned1452
Population
 (2007)
 • Total13,355
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
225830
Area code(s)+375 1644
License plate1

The Treaty of Drahichyn between the city of Riga and the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth was signed in Drahichyn in 1518.

The American actor Mandy Patinkin descends from ancestors from Drahichyn.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Finding Your Roots | On Broadway".

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Coordinates: 52°11′N 25°09′E / 52.183°N 25.150°E / 52.183; 25.150