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Dzyarzhynskaya Hara
Dziaržynskaja hara.jpg
Elevation345 m (1,132 ft)
ListingCountry high point
Location
Location Belarus
Coordinates53°52′26″N 26°59′09″E / 53.87389°N 26.98583°E / 53.87389; 26.98583Coordinates: 53°52′26″N 26°59′09″E / 53.87389°N 26.98583°E / 53.87389; 26.98583
Geology
TypeHill

Dzyarzhynskaya Hara is the highest point in Belarus. The hill is 345 meters (1,130 ft) above sea level. It is west of Minsk, near Dzyarzhynsk, in the village Skirmuntava. The original name of the hill was Svyataya Hara. In 1958 the hill was renamed Hara Dzyarzhynskaya, after Felix Dzerzhinsky, the founder of the NKVD/KGB.




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