Asipovichy District

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Asipovichy District
Асіповіцкі раён
District
Flag of Asipovichy District
Flag
Official seal of Asipovichy District
Seal
Location of Asipovichy District
Area
 • Total 1,947.21 km2 (751.82 sq mi)
Highest elevation 207 m (679 ft)
Lowest elevation 136 m (446 ft)
Population (2016)
 • Total 48,291
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)

Asipovichy District (Belarusian: Асіповіцкі раён, Russian: Осиповичский район, Osipovichsky raion) is a raion (district) in Mogilev Region, Belarus, the administrative center is the town of Asipovichy.[1] As of 2009, its population was 52,447. Population of Asipovichy accounts for 62.0% of the district's population.[2]

Geography[edit]

The major rivers in the raion are Berezina River and its tributaties: Svislach River and Ptich River. There is the Asipovichy Reservoir on Svislach. The largerst lake is Lake Lochinskoye.[3]

Transport[edit]

The railroad branches Minsk-Bobruysk and Mahilyow-Baranovichi and the automobile road Minks-Homiel run through the district.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Osipovichi Raion official website
  2. ^ Численность населения областей и районов: Могилевская (PDF) (in Russian). Национальный статистический комитет Республики Беларусь. Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 September 2010. Retrieved 30 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Geography of Osipovichi Raion Archived October 30, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°18′N 28°39′E / 53.300°N 28.650°E / 53.300; 28.650