Krychaw

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Krychau

be: Кры́чаў / ru: Кричев
Saint Nicholas church
Saint Nicholas church
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Official seal of Krychau
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Krychau is located in Belarus
Krychau
Krychau
Coordinates: 53°43′10″N 31°42′50″E / 53.71944°N 31.71389°E / 53.71944; 31.71389
Country Belarus
VoblastMogilev
RaionKrychaw
Founded1136
Area
 • Total10.7 km2 (4.1 sq mi)
Population
(2009)
 • Total27,202
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
213491-213496, 213498, 213500
Area code(s)+375 1771
License plate6
WebsiteOfficial website

Krychaw or Krichev (Belarusian: Кры́чаў, Łacinka: Kryčaŭ, pronounced [ˈkrɨtʂau̯]; Russian: Кричев, [ˈkrʲitɕɪf], Polish: Krzyczew) is a city in the eastern Belarusian Mogilev Region. Krychaw is the administrative center of the Krychaw Raion. As of 2009, its population was 27,202.[1] It is located on the Sozh River.

Krychaw was first mentioned in 1136.

The Soviet Air Force Krichev Air Base was located east of Krychaw during the Cold War.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Численность населения областей и районов: Могилевская ("The population of the regions and districts: Mogilev")" (PDF) (in Russian). Национальный статистический комитет Республики Беларусь (National Statistical Committee of the Republic of Belarus). Archived from the original (PDF) on September 18, 2010. Retrieved 30 January 2012.

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