Asipovichy Raion

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Asipovichy Raion (Belarusian: Асіповіцкі раён, Russian: Осиповичский район, Osipovichsky raion) is a raion (district) in Mahilyow Voblast, Belarus, the administrative center is the town of Asipovichy.[1] As of 2009, its population was 52,447. Population of Asipovichy accounts for 62.0% of the district's population.[2]

Geography[edit]

the major rivers in the raion are Berezina River and its tributaties: Svislach River and Ptich River. There is the Asipovichy Reservoir on Svislach. The largerst lake is Lake Lochinskoye.[3]

Transport[edit]

The railroad branches Minsk-Bobruysk and Mahilyow-Baranovichi and the automobile road Minks-Homiel run through the district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Osipovichi Raion official website
  2. ^ Численность населения областей и районов: Могилевская (in Russian). Национальный статистический комитет Республики Беларусь. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Geography of Osipovichi Raion

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°18′N 28°39′E / 53.300°N 28.650°E / 53.300; 28.650