Pastavy District

Pastavy District is a second-level administrative subdivision (raion) of Belarus in the Vitebsk Region.[1] The center is the town of Pastavy. Other settlements include the towns of Lyntupy and Kamai.

Pastavy District
Пастаўскі раён
District
Coat of arms of Pastavy District
Location of Pastavy District
Coordinates: 55°7′N 26°50′E / 55.117°N 26.833°E / 55.117; 26.833Coordinates: 55°7′N 26°50′E / 55.117°N 26.833°E / 55.117; 26.833
Area
 • Total2,096.44 km2 (809.44 sq mi)
Elevation
166 m (545 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total36,442
 • Density17/km2 (45/sq mi)

Notable residentsEdit

Uladzimir Dubouka (1900 – 1976), Belarusian poet, writer and a Gulag prisoner[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vitebsk regions" (in Belarusian). vitebsk-region.by. Archived from the original on October 14, 2011. Retrieved 11 November 2011.
  2. ^ Uladzimir Dubouka (Дубоўка Уладзімір Мікалаевіч)(in Belarusian)