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Vysokaye (Belarusian: Высокае; Ukrainian: Високе, Vysoke; Polish: Wysokie, Wysokie Litewskie; Russian: Высокое) is a town in Brest Region, Belarus. The westernmost point of Belarus is located a few kilometers to the southwest from Vysokaye town on the Bug River.
It is at an altitude of 524 feet. The approximate population for a 7 kilometer area from this point is 2300 people. There is a conflicting report that in 1991 the population was 5200 people. This city has a railway station on the Brest line.
Vysokaye means "high" (same as Polish: Wysokie), as in Wysokie Litewskie (Lithuanian Heights). That was also its name before 1939 when it belonged to Poland. It is about 15 kilometers from Polish border.
There are numerous spelling variants of the shtetl's name, which include: Hyssoke, Litowan, Litowsvan, Vishuker, Visoke DeLita, Visoko Sitoromos, Visoky Litovsk, Vosokie Litew, Vysokaje, Vysoke DeLita, Vysoke Litevske, Vysoko Litevks, Vysoko Litovsk, Vysokoe, Vysokoye, Wishko, Wisoke Litovsk, Wisoki, Wisoki Dalita, Wisokie Litofsk, Wisokie Litovsk, Wisoko Litowsk, Wissokie, Wysoke Litewski, Wysoki Litewskie, Wysokie Litewskie, Wysokie Litowski, Wysoky.
From 1921 until 1939, Vysokaye (Wysokie Litewskie) was part of the Second Polish Republic. In September 1939, Vysokaye was occupied by the Red Army and, on 14 November 1944, incorporated into the Byelorussian SSR.
- "Main Geographic Characteristics of the Republic of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. The Scientific and Production State Republican Unitary Enterprise “National Cadastre Agency” of the State Property Committee of the Republic of Belarus. 2011. Retrieved 20 September 2013.
- (in Polish) Wysokie Litewskie in the Geographical Dictionary of the Kingdom of Poland (1895)
- Vysokaye, Belarus at JewishGen
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