Uzda

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Uzda
Узда
Orthodox church of St. Peter and Paul
Orthodox church of St. Peter and Paul
Official seal of Uzda  Узда
Seal
Uzda  Узда is located in Belarus
Uzda  Узда
Uzda
Узда
Location of Uzda
Coordinates: 53°27′58″N 27°13′28″E / 53.46611°N 27.22444°E / 53.46611; 27.22444
Country
Voblast
Raion
 Belarus
Minsk Voblast
 Uzda Raion
Founded 1450
Elevation 172 m (564 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
License plate 5
Website Official website

Uzda (Belarusian: Узда – (Russian: Узда) is a town in Belarus, located in the Minsk Region. It is the administrative seat of the Uzda Raion. As of 2009 its population was of 10,000.[1]

History[edit]

The town was first mentioned in 1450. From 1938 it had the status of "urban-type settlement" and received its town (Город, Gorod) status in 1999.

Geography[edit]

Uzda is located 72 km in south-west of Minsk, not too far from the towns of Stoŭbcy and Dzyarzhynsk, both crossed by the M1 highway (part of the European route E30). It is not served by railways.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Uzda at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 53°27′58″N 27°13′28″E / 53.46611°N 27.22444°E / 53.46611; 27.22444