Iwye (Belarusian: Іўе [ˈiʊje]; Lithuanian: Yvija; Russian: Ивье [ˈivʲjɪ]; Polish: Iwje; Yiddish: איוויע Ivye) is a city and former shtetl in Belarus in the Grodno Region, 158 km east of Grodno. It is a station on the railway line between Lida and Maladzyechna. It was the site of a dangerous rescue mission by the Bielski Brothers in late 1942, as the Germans prepared to liquidate the ghetto, as the area was occupied during Operation Barbarossa. The population of Iwye was 8,900 in 1995.
View of the town, August 2010
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Area code(s)||+375 1595|
- Saints Peter and Paul Church
- Old wooden mosque
- In memory of the Jewish community of Iwye
- Photos on Radzima.org
- Website of local television "Ивье ТВ"
- Iwye at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Iwye, Belarus at JewishGen