Zavodski District

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Zavodski (Заводскі)
District of Minsk
Minsk Zoo entrance
Minsk Zoo entrance
Coat of arms of Zavodski (Заводскі)
Coat of arms
Location of Zavodski (Заводскі)
Country Belarus Belarus
Voblast Flag of Minsk Voblast.svg Minsk
Municipality Coat of Arms of Minsk, Belarus.png Minsk
Area
 • Total 36 km2 (14 sq mi)
Population (2009) 238,798
 • Density 6,633/km2 (17,180/sq mi)
District number 5
Website Official website

Zavodski District (Belarusian: Заводскі, Russian: Заводской) is an adiministrative subdivision of the city of Minsk, Belarus. The "Factory district" was named after the plants "Minsk Tractor Works" (MTZ)[1] and "Minsk Automobile Plant" (MAZ).[2]

Geography[edit]

The district is situated in the south-eastern area of the city and borders with Partyzanski and Lieninski districts. Maly Trostenets extermination camp was located within Zavodski district.

Transport[edit]

Zavodski is served by the tram line and by the subway line "Aŭtazavodskaja". It is also crossed by the beltway "MKAD".

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Later the Partyzanski District with MTZ was split off it
  2. ^ (Russian) Zavodskoy Raion, Minsk administration website

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°57′04″N 27°30′37″E / 53.9510°N 27.5102°E / 53.9510; 27.5102