Hieraniony (Belarusian: Геранёны) is a village (an agrotown) in Iwye District, Belarus. It is located near the Belarus–Lithuania border. It is known for the 16th-century Hieraniony Castle built by Albertas Goštautas. The village's population was 306 residents in 1792, 316 in 1905, 397 in 1970, and 1,278 in 2010.[1]

Hieraniony
Belarusian: Геранёны
Church of St. Nicholas and ruins of the Hieraniony Castle (painting by Kanuty Rusiecki, 1846)
Church of St. Nicholas and ruins of the Hieraniony Castle (painting by Kanuty Rusiecki, 1846)
Coat of arms of Hieraniony
Hieraniony is located in Belarus
Hieraniony
Hieraniony
Coordinates: 54°6′53″N 25°35′8″E / 54.11472°N 25.58556°E / 54.11472; 25.58556Coordinates: 54°6′53″N 25°35′8″E / 54.11472°N 25.58556°E / 54.11472; 25.58556
Country Belarus
RegionGrodno Region
DistrictIwye District
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,278
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tyla, Antanas; Vidugiris, Aloyzas (2019-12-12) [2004]. "Geranainys". Visuotinė lietuvių enciklopedija (in Lithuanian). Mokslo ir enciklopedijų leidybos centras.