Monday, 31 March 2014

Landscape of Belarus

Berezovsky District, Brest Region
21 Nov 2013 | From Maria of Belarus

Brest Voblast (Province) or Brest Oblast is a province (voblast) of Belarus with its administrative center being Brest.

It is often dubbed the Western gateway to Belarus. Geographically, the Brest Voblast belongs to the area known as Polesia. The area of the Voblast was part of the Second Polish Republic from 1921 until 1939 largely as the Polesie Voivodeship, when it was joined to the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic. Northeastern part of it was ruled as part of Nowogrodek Voivodeship.

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