Dzyarzhynskaya Hara

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Dzyarzhynskaya Hara
Dziaržynskaja hara.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 345 m (1,132 ft) [1]
Listing Country high point
Coordinates 53°50′55″N 27°3′55″E / 53.84861°N 27.06528°E / 53.84861; 27.06528Coordinates: 53°50′55″N 27°3′55″E / 53.84861°N 27.06528°E / 53.84861; 27.06528
Geography
Dzyarzhynskaya Hara is located in Belarus
Dzyarzhynskaya Hara
Dzyarzhynskaya Hara
Belarus
Location Belarus
Geology
Mountain type Hill

Dzyarzhynskaya Hara (Belarusian Дзяржынская гара Dziaržynskaja hara, [dzʲarˈʐɨnskaja]) is the highest point in Belarus. The hill is 345 meters (1,130 ft) above sea level[2] and is located west of Minsk, near Dzyarzhynsk, in the village Skirmuntava. The original name of the hill was Svyataya hara (Святая гара, “Holy mountain”). In 1958 the hill was renamed Dzyarzhynskaya hara, after Felix Dzerzhinsky, the founder of the NKVD/KGB.

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  1. ^ "Dzyarzhynskaya Hara" Peakery.com. Retrieved 2013-02-18.
  2. ^ "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. 

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