Strochitsy

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Stročytsa / Stročitsy
Строчыца / Сторчицы
The Church of Protection of Holy Virgin in the State Museum of Folk Architecture and Life
The Church of Protection of Holy Virgin in the State Museum of Folk Architecture and Life
Stročytsa / Stročitsy  Строчыца / Сторчицы is located in Belarus
Stročytsa / Stročitsy  Строчыца / Сторчицы
Stročytsa / Stročitsy
Строчыца / Сторчицы
Location of Strochitsy in Belarus
Coordinates: 53°49′10.89″N 27°21′54.12″E / 53.8196917°N 27.3650333°E / 53.8196917; 27.3650333Coordinates: 53°49′10.89″N 27°21′54.12″E / 53.8196917°N 27.3650333°E / 53.8196917; 27.3650333
Country
Voblast
Raion
 Belarus
Minsk Voblast
Minsk Raion
Founded ?
Elevation 280 m (920 ft)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 223021
License plate 5

Strochitsy (Belarusian: Строчыца[1], Strochytsa - Russian: Сторчицы[2]), also named Strochitsy-Ozertso, is a village and municipality in Belarus, located in the Minsk Region. It is part of the Minsk Raion and the municipality includes the village of Ozertso (Belarusian: Азярцо, Azyartso - Russian: Озерцо).[3]

Geography[edit]

The municipality is located in western suburb of Minsk, and is part of its urban area. It is crossed by the river Ptsich and is few km away from Fanipol. Strochitsy village lies by the Volkovichskoye Lake, Ozertso is close to the Maskouski District of Minsk and to the Minsk Ringroad MKAD.

State Museum of Folk Architecture and Life[edit]

Between Strochitsy and Ozertso there is the Belarusian State Museum of Folk Architecture and Life,[4][5] an open-air museum containing the original wooden Belarusian farmsteads, churches and household buildings.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Strochitsy at Wikimedia Commons