Marjina Horka / Marina Gorka
Ма́р'іна Го́рка / Марьина Горка
Monument of Maria - symbol of Mar`ina Horka
|• Total||8.2 km2 (3.2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||169 m (554 ft)|
|• Density||2,600/km2 (6,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Area code(s)||+375 1713|
Marjina Horka Belarusian: Ма́р'іна Го́рка, romanized: Marjina Horka, Russian: Марьина Горка, Maryina Gorka, Polish: Maryjna Górka) is a town in Minsk Voblast, Belarus, the capital of the Pukhavichy Raion. As of 2009 its population was 22,500.
The town was first mentioned in 1222 and received its town (Город, Gorod) status in 1955. The Jewish population, numbering 786 people (12 percent of the total population) in 1939. The town’s Jews were murdered in September 1941.
- "World Gazeteer". Archived from the original on 2013-01-11.
- (in Russian) 2009 statistics of Belarus Archived 2010-10-30 at the Wayback Machine (Belstat)
- http://www.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/index.asp?cid=494 The murder of the Jews of Maryina Horka] during World War II, at Yad Vashem website.
Media related to Maryina Horka at Wikimedia Commons
- (in Russian) Maryina Horka official website
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