Smilavichy

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Saint George's church, Smilavichy

Smilavichy (Belarusian: Смілавічы, Śmiłavičy, Polish: Śmiłowicze) or Smilovichi (Russian: Смило́вичи) is a town in Belarus in the Minsk Province, located at 53°45′N 28°01′E / 53.75°N 28.02°E / 53.75; 28.02 at 156 m altitude.[1]

In Jewish tradition it is known as Smilovitz (Yiddish: סמילאָוויץ‎, historical usage from when it was a shtetl in the Russian Empire). The village is the birthplace of the renowned painter Chaim Soutine.

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  • "Felt boot factory in Belarus - Smilovichi Felting Factory". Yahoo! News. Retrieved 2013-10-19.