Asipovichy

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Asipovichy
Асіповічы
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Flag of Asipovichy
Flag
Coat of arms of Asipovichy
Coat of arms
Asipovichy is located in Belarus
Asipovichy
Asipovichy
Coordinates: 53°17′36″N 28°28′32″E / 53.29333°N 28.47556°E / 53.29333; 28.47556Coordinates: 53°17′36″N 28°28′32″E / 53.29333°N 28.47556°E / 53.29333; 28.47556
Country  Belarus
Oblast Mogliev
Founded 1872
Elevation 136 m (446 ft)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 32,543
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 213759-213761,213763-213765
Area code(s) +375 2235
License plate 6
Website Official website (Russian)

Asipovichy (Belarusian: Асiповiчы; Łacinka: Asipovičy) or Osipovichi (Russian: Осипо́вичи) is a town in Mahilyow Voblast, Belarus, located 136 km southwest of Mogilev, 3 km north of the Minsk-Homyel expressway. It is located at the junction of railway lines between Minsk, Homel, Mahilyow (Mogilev), and Baranavichy. As of 2009, its population was 32,543.[2]

The active industries of Asipovichy include machine building, building materials, food production and light and wood processing. It is home to the hydro-electric power plant on the Svislach River.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 11 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Численность населения областей и районов: Могилевская" (in Russian). Национальный статистический комитет Республики Беларусь. Retrieved 30 January 2012.