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Liozna (Belarusian: Лёзна, Polish: Łoźna, Russian: Лиозно, German: Ljesno, Yiddish: ליאזנעLyozne) is a town in Vitebsk Region, Belarus, the capital of Liozna District. It is located close to the border with Russia by the Vitebsk-Smolensk railroad branch and highway, on the Moshna River. Population: 6,753 (2005)

The first known record of the Liozno shtetl (small town with a high Jewish population) is dated 1654.

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Coordinates: 55°1′N 30°48′E / 55.017°N 30.800°E / 55.017; 30.800