List of squares in Minsk

This is a list of squares in the city of Minsk, capital of Belarus.

Government House and the Lenin Statue on Independence Square.

List of squaresEdit

Name Image District Coordinates Created Streets Landmarks
Independence Square[1]   Maskowski 53°53′44″N 27°32′52″E / 53.8956°N 27.5478°E / 53.8956; 27.5478 1964 Independence Avenue
October Square[2]   Kastrychnitski 1961 Independence Avenue
Yakub Kolas Square   Pyershamayski 53°54′56″N 27°34′57″E / 53.91556°N 27.58250°E / 53.91556; 27.58250 1936 Independence Avenue
Victory Square[3]   Partyzanski 53°54′30″N 27°34′28″E / 53.90833°N 27.57444°E / 53.90833; 27.57444 1947 Independence Avenue
  • Victory Monument
Kalinin Square   Pyershamayski District Coordinates: 53°55′25″N 27°36′28″E / 53.9235°N 27.6079°E / 53.9235; 27.6079 1973 Independence Avenue
State Flag Square[4]   Tsentralny District 2013 Victors Avenue
Bangalore Square[a]   Savyetski District 1973 Maxim Bogdanovich Street
  • Park of the Friendship of Peoples
Aliaksandraŭski Garden Square Leninsky District 1836
Freedom Square Tsentralny District 1901
Francišak Bahuševič Square[6]   Maskowski District 1970s
Jubilee Square[7] Tsentralny District 1826
Kazintsa Square Kastrychnitski District 1970s
8 March Square[8]   Tsentralny District 1931
Myasnikov Square[9][10]   Maskowski District 1914

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ The square bears the name of the Indian city of Bangalore, which has been a sister city of Minsk since 1973. It was previously called Gorky Square. In turn, one of the squares in Bangalore is named after the Belarusian capital.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PHOTO: Immense Independence Square in Minsk, Belarus". 15 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Oktyabrskaya (October) Square | Sightseeing | Minsk".
  3. ^ Minsk Victory Square at official site of the Republic of Belarus
  4. ^ "State Flag Square inaugurated in Minsk | Latest news of Belarus - politics, society, culture, sport | Belarus News | Belarusian news | Belarus today | Belarus.by". www.belarus.by. Retrieved 2017-07-01.
  5. ^ Фотография площади с высоты птичьего полета
  6. ^ "Круг как на Бангалор, ужасный асфальт, затор на проспекте: какой стала площадь Богушевича - Авто Onliner". 15 June 2020.
  7. ^ Юбилейная площадь
  8. ^ "Неизвестные и малоизвестные площади Минска: топонимика, история и развитие | Информационно-справочный портал Беларуси - interfax.by" (in Russian). www.interfax.by. Retrieved 2018-08-18.
  9. ^ "Мясникова площадь (Улицы Минска) - Минск online". ato.by. Retrieved 2018-08-18.
  10. ^ kudago. "Площадь Мясникова" (in Russian). KudaGo.com. Retrieved 2018-08-18.