What you need to know about Baranavichy

Baranavichy is a city in the Brest Region of western Belarus with a population (as of 1995) of 173,000. It is a significant railway junction and home to Baranavichy State University. It was also the center of the Baranavichy Voblast between 1939-1941 and again between 1944-1954.

Area Size: 84,96 km²
Population: Estimate 179 439




The city is located on the main east-west highway in Belarus, the M1, which forms a part of European route E30. The first rail line through the city opened around 1870. With additional lines built subsequently, the city developed into an important rail junction. A large military airfield used by the Belarusian Air Force is located just south of the city.