Kastrychnitski District

Kastryčnicki District (Belarusian: Кастрычніцкі раён, Russian: Октябрьский район) is an administrative subdivision of the city of Minsk, Belarus. It was named after the October Revolution.[1]

Kastryčnicki (Кастрычніцкі)
Coat of arms of Kastryčnicki (Кастрычніцкі)
Coat of arms
Location of Kastryčnicki (Кастрычніцкі)
CountryBelarus Belarus
VoblastFlag of Minsk Voblast.svg Minsk
MunicipalityCoat of arms of Minsk.svg Minsk
Area
 • Total19.27 km2 (7.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2009)
155,061
District number7
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

The district is situated in central and south-western area of the city and borders with Lieninski and Maskoŭski districts.

TransportEdit

The main railway station of Minsk is located in Kastrychnitski. The district is also crossed by the subway and tram networks. It is also crossed by the beltway "MKAD".

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ (in Russian) Oktyabrsky Raion, Minsk administration website

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 53°51′00″N 27°32′00″E / 53.85°N 27.5333°E / 53.85; 27.5333