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Minsk - the capital of the Republic of Belarus, the center of the Minsk district and Minsk region, located in the center of the republic on the Svisloch River. Date of establishment and the first written mention - 1067. Earlier names - Men'sk, Menesk, Mensk. In 1496 - 1499 the city received Magdeburg Law.

Minsk - a major scientific and industrial, cultural and transport center of not only the country, but also the entire region of the Western CIS. Religious sites - the Catholic Church of Saints Simon and Helena ( "Red Catholic Church"), 1905-1910; Cathedral of the Virgin Mary, 1700-1710; Cathedral of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, 1610-1620; Catholic Church of St. Thomas Aquinas; Uniate Church of the Holy Spirit.

Minsk. Airport building, 1933
Airport building, 1933
Minsk. Belarusian Tatar
Belarusian Tatar
Minsk. Tatar sloboda
Tatar sloboda
Minsk. Tatar sloboda
Tatar sloboda
Minsk. Tatar sloboda, the mosque
Tatar sloboda, the mosque
Minsk. Brestskiy Railway Station
Brestskiy Railway Station
Minsk. City theater
City theater
Minsk. Hotel 'Europe'
"Europe" hotel at the corner of Gubernatorskaya Street and the Cathedral square, the end of the XIX century
Minsk. Hotel 'Europe'
Hotel "Europe" on the part of Gubernatorskaya of the street, the beginning of the twentieth century
Minsk. Hotel 'Machiz'
Hotel "Machiz" of S. G. Makhlin on corner of streets Bogadelnaya and Preobrazhenskiy
Minsk. Catholic church
Catholic church
Minsk. Catholic church
Catholic church
Minsk. Literary and artistic society
Literary and artistic society
Minsk. Policeyskaya street
Policeyskaya street
Minsk. Preobrazhenskaya Street
Preobrazhenskaya Street
Minsk. Railway Square
Railway Square
Minsk. Cathedral square and monastery
Cathedral square and monastery
Minsk. Damian Poor Street, circa 1930
Damian Poor Street, circa 1930
Minsk. Entrance to Aleksandrovsky Square
Entrance to Aleksandrovsky Square
Minsk. View of the city
View of the city
Minsk. Zakharyevskaya Street
Zakharyevskaya Street
Minsk. Zakharyevskaya Street
Zakharyevskaya Street
Minsk. Water Tower and the railway station, 1953
Water Tower and the railway station, 1953
Minsk. Railway station
Railway station

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