Berezina River

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This article is about Berezina, a tributary of Dnieper River. For Western Berezina, a tributary of the Neman River, see Western Berezina.
"Beresina" redirects here. For the 1999 Swiss film, see Beresina, or the Last Days of Switzerland.
Berezina River
Belarusian: Рака Бярэзіна
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Berezina River in Belarus
Origin Belarus
Mouth Dnieper
Basin countries Belarus
Length 561 km (349 mi)[1]
Basin area 24,500 km2 (9,500 sq mi)[1]

The Berezina (Belarusian: Бярэ́зіна, Biarezina; [bʲaˈrɛzʲinɐ]) is a river in Belarus and a tributary of the Dnieper River.

The Berezina Preserve by the river is in the UNESCO list of Biosphere Preserves.

Cities and towns by Berezina[edit]

Historical significance[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Main Geographic Characteristics of the Republic of Belarus. Main characteristics of the largest rivers of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. Data of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus. 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 

Coordinates: 52°32′59″N 30°15′00″E / 52.54972°N 30.25000°E / 52.54972; 30.25000