Syanno District

Syanno District (Belarusian: Сенненскі раён, Russian: Сенненский район) is a district (raion) in Vitebsk Region, Belarus.[1]

Syanno District
Сенненскі раён
District
Coat of arms of Syanno District
Location of Syanno District
Coordinates: 54°48′N 29°42′E / 54.800°N 29.700°E / 54.800; 29.700Coordinates: 54°48′N 29°42′E / 54.800°N 29.700°E / 54.800; 29.700
CountryFlag of Belarus.svg Belarus
RegionFlag of Vitsebsk Voblasts.svg Vitebsk Region
Area
 • Total1,966.05 km2 (759.10 sq mi)
Elevation
152 m (499 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total22,065
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)

Notable residentsEdit

  • Zair Azgur (1908, Maǔčany village – 1995), Belarusian sculptor[2]
  • Piotr Mašeraǔ (1919, Šyrki village – 1980), Soviet partisan in World War II and leader of Soviet Belarus between 1965 – 1980[3]
  • Lavon Rydleŭski (1903, Uljanavičy village - 1953), active participant in the Belarusian independence movement and an anti-Soviet resistance and a prominent member of the Belarusian diaspora.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vitebsk Region" (in Belarusian). vitebsk-region.gov.by. Retrieved 2015-10-06.
  2. ^ Zair Isaakovich Azgur
  3. ^ Pyotr Masherov
  4. ^ Lavon Rydleŭski dreamt about Slucak” ("Лявон Рыдлеўскі марыў пра Случчыну"). zviazda.by (in Belarusian). 2019-06-28