Verkhnyadzvinsk District

Verkhnyadzvinsk District (Belarusian: Верхнядзьвінскі раён, Russian: Верхнедвинский район) is a second-level administrative subdivision (raion) of Belarus in the Vitebsk Region.[1] In this district is the northernmost point of Belarus, situated to the north of Osveya Lake.[2] Osveya Lake is the second largest lake in the country. Another large lake in Verkhnyadzvinsk District is Lisno, which is the twelfth largest in Belarus.[3]

Verkhnyadzvinsk District
Верхнядзвінскі раён
Coat of arms of Verkhnyadzvinsk District
Location of Verkhnyadzvinsk District
Coordinates: 55°46′N 27°56′E / 55.767°N 27.933°E / 55.767; 27.933Coordinates: 55°46′N 27°56′E / 55.767°N 27.933°E / 55.767; 27.933
CountryFlag of Belarus.svg Belarus
RegionFlag of Vitsebsk Voblasts.svg Vitebsk Region
 • Total2,140.76 km2 (826.55 sq mi)
191.8 m (629.3 ft)
 • Total21,876
 • Density10/km2 (26/sq mi)


  1. ^ "Verkhnedvinsk Region". Verkhnedvinsk Regional Executive Committee. 2016. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Main Geographic Characteristics of the Republic of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. The Scientific and Production State Republican Unitary Enterprise "National Cadastre Agency" of the State Property Committee of the Republic of Belarus. 2011. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
  3. ^ "Main characteristics of the largest lakes of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. Data of the Research Laboratory for Lake Study of the Belarus State University. 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2013.