Krychaw

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Krychau
be: Крычаў / ru: Кричев
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Krychau is located in Belarus
Krychau
Krychau
Coordinates: 53°43′10″N 31°42′50″E / 53.71944°N 31.71389°E / 53.71944; 31.71389
Country  Belarus
Voblast Mogilev
Raion Krychaw
Founded 1136
Area
 • Total 10.7 km2 (4.1 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 27,202
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 213491-213496, 213498, 213500
Area code(s) +375 1771
License plate 6
Website Official website

Krychaw or Krichev (Belarusian: Крычаў, Łacinka: Kryčaŭ, pronounced [ˈkrɨtʂau̯]; Russian: Кричев, [ˈkrʲit͡ɕɪf]) is a city in the eastern Belarusian Mahilyow Voblast. Krychaw is the administrative center of the Krychaw Raion. As of 2009, its population was 27,202.[1] It is located on the Sozh River.

Krychaw was first mentioned in 1136.

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  1. ^ "Численность населения областей и районов: Могилевская ("The population of the regions and districts: Mogilev")" (in Russian). Национальный статистический комитет Республики Беларусь (National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus). Retrieved 30 January 2012. 

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