Brahin District

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Brahin District
Брагінскі раён (be)
Брагинский район (ru)
Flag of Brahin District
Flag
Coat of arms of Brahin District
Coat of arms
Location of Brahin Raion within Gomel Region
Location of Brahin Raion within Gomel Region
Coordinates: 51°47′N 30°16′E / 51.783°N 30.267°E / 51.783; 30.267Coordinates: 51°47′N 30°16′E / 51.783°N 30.267°E / 51.783; 30.267
Country  Belarus
Region Gomel
Seat Brahin
Government
 • Ispolkom ?
Area
 • Total 1,960.46 km2 (756.94 sq mi)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 12,128
Website Official website

Brahin District or Brahinski Rajon (Belarusian: Брагінскі раён, Russian: Брагинский район), is a district of Gomel Region, in Belarus. Its administrative seat is the small town of Brahin.

Geography[edit]

The district includes the towns of Brahin and Kamaryn, 14 rural councils (Selsovets), and several villages. Following the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, it is partially included in the Polesie State Radioecological Reserve.[2][3] To the south of Kamaryn is situated the southernmost point of Belarus.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (in Russian) Source: BelStat 2016
  2. ^ Polesie Radio-ecological Zapovednik (APB BirdLife Belarus)
  3. ^ 253459229 Polesie State Radioecological Reserve on OpenStreetMap
  4. ^ "Coordinates of the extreme points of the state frontier. Main Geographic Characteristics of the Republic of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. 2011. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Brahin District at Wikimedia Commons