Žlobin

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Žlobin
Belarusian: Жло́бін
City hall
City hall
Flag of Žlobin
Flag
Official seal of Žlobin
Seal
Žlobin is located in Belarus
Žlobin
Žlobin
Coordinates: 52°54′N 30°02′E / 52.900°N 30.033°E / 52.900; 30.033
Country  Belarus
Voblasc Flag of Нomieĺskaja Voblasć. Нomieĺskaja
Rajon Žlobinski
The first written mention 1654
Area
 • Total 28 km2 (11 sq mi)
Elevation 140 m (460 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 80 200
Time zone EET (UTC+3)
Postal code 24721х (Russian)
Area code(s) 375 (0) (2334) (Russian)
License plate 3

Žlobin (Belarusian: Жло́бін; Russian: Жло́бин) is a city in the Žlobinski Raion of Gomel Voblast of Belarus, on the Dnieper river. As of 2012, the population is 80.200.

The city is notable for being the location where steelmaker BMZ was established. BMZ is one of the largest companies in Belarus, and an important producer in the worldwide markets of steel wires and cord. The company is the main sustainer of the town's economy.

Twin towns and sister cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "LA CITTA’ DI ZHLOBIN E I SUOI ABITANTI" (in Italian). comune.scalenghe.to.it. Retrieved 8 March 2014. 

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Coordinates: 52°54′N 30°02′E / 52.900°N 30.033°E / 52.900; 30.033