Iwye

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Iwye
Іўе
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Official seal of Iwye
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Iwye is located in Belarus
Iwye
Iwye
Coordinates: 53°55′N 25°46′E / 53.917°N 25.767°E / 53.917; 25.767
Country  Belarus
Voblast Hrodna Region
Raion Iwye district
Mentioned 1444
Population
 • Total 9,684
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 231337
Area code(s) +375 1595
License plate 4
Iŭje, Kaścielnaja. Іўе, Касьцельная (2010).jpg

Iwye (Belarusian: Іўе [ˈiʊje]; Russian: Ивье [ˈivʲjɪ] Iv'ye; Polish: Iwje; Yiddish: אייוויעEyvye) is a town and former shtetl in Belarus in the Hrodna Province, 158 km east of Hrodna. It is a station on the railway line between Lida and Maladzyechna. The site of a dangerous rescue mission by the Bielski Brothers in late 1942, as the Germans prepared to liquidate the ghetto, as the area was occupied during Operation Barbarossa. The population of Iwye is 8,900 (1995).

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Coordinates: 53°55′N 25°46′E / 53.917°N 25.767°E / 53.917; 25.767