Machulishchy

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Machulishchy (Belarusian: Мачулішчы, Russian: Мачулищи, Polish: Moczuliszcze) is a municipality and town in Belarus, in the Minsk Region, and is part of the Minsk District. Its population, as of 2010, was of 7,300.[1]

Machulishchy/Mačuliščy

Мачулішчы

Мачулищи
Orthodox church of St. Pantaleon
Orthodox church of St. Pantaleon
Machulishchy/Mačuliščy is located in Belarus
Machulishchy/Mačuliščy
Machulishchy/Mačuliščy
Location of Machulishi in Belarus
Coordinates: 53°46′53″N 27°35′45″E / 53.78139°N 27.59583°E / 53.78139; 27.59583Coordinates: 53°46′53″N 27°35′45″E / 53.78139°N 27.59583°E / 53.78139; 27.59583
Country
Voblast
Raion
 Belarus
Minsk Region
Minsk District
Founded1590
Elevation
228 m (748 ft)
Population
 (2009)
 • Total7,300
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
223012
License plate5
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

The town was first mentioned in 1590. In 1997 it received the status of "urban-type settlement" (Городской посёлок).

GeographyEdit

Situated in southern suburb of Minsk, Machulishi is part of its urban area and one of its main towns also with Zaslawye and Fanipal. It is served by a railway station on the Minsk-Babruysk-Gomel and by the M1 highway. A major Soviet air base (Machulishchy (air base)) operated adjacent to the west side of the town during the Cold War.

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External linksEdit

  Media related to Mačuliščy at Wikimedia Commons