Ivyanets (Belarusian: Iвяне́ц, [ivʲaˈnʲets]; Russian: Ивенец; Polish: Iwieniec) is a township in the Valozhyn Raion of the Minsk Voblast, Belarus. It is located in a hilly and woody area on the river Volma. It has been known since the end of the 15th century as a privately owned settlement of the Sollohub family. Originally known as Givenech, presumably derived from Lithuanian gyventi – "to live".
Felix Dzerzhinsky was born on an estate near Ivyanets in 1877.
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