Salihorsk
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Salihorsk
Salihorsk

City
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Salihorsk is located in Belarus
Salihorsk
Salihorsk
Location of Salihorsk
Coordinates: 52°48?N 27°32?E / 52.800°N 27.533°E / 52.800; 27.533
Country
Region
Raion
 Belarus
Minsk Region
 Salihorsk Raion
Founded1958
Area
 o City9.19 km2 (3.55 sq mi)
Elevation
153 m (502 ft)
Population
(2018)[1]
 o Urban
106,627
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
223710
Area code(s)+375 174
License plate5
WebsiteOfficial website

Salihorsk (Belarusian: ; Russian: , Soligorsk) is a city in Belarus. In 2010 its population was 102,335.[2]

History

Workers of the Soligorsk potash plant, 1968

The city it is one of the country's newest settlements; its construction begun in 1958.

By January 1, 1964, the city already had more than 18,000 inhabitants, and in May 1963 Soligorsk gained city status.

Geography

Salihorsk lies in the south of Minsk Region near Slutsk, around 120 km (75 mi) from Minsk.

Sport

Salihorsk is the home city of Shakhtyor Soligorsk football club as well as HC Shakhtyor Soligorsk in the Belarusian Extraliga ice hockey league.

International relations

Twin towns and Sister cities

References

  1. ^ " 1 2018 ?. ? ? 2017 ? ? ? , ?, ? ? ? ?". Belstat.gov.by.
  2. ^ (in Russian) 2010 Belarus population statistics Archived 2010-09-18 at the Wayback Machine (RAR file format)
  3. ^ "Välissuhted" (in Estonian). Kohtla-Järve linn. Retrieved 2012.

External links

Coordinates: 52°48?N 27°32?E / 52.800°N 27.533°E / 52.800; 27.533



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