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Skyline of Brest
Flag of Brest
Coat of arms of Brest
Coat of arms
Country  Belarus
Voblast Brest Voblast
Raion Brest Raion
Founded 1019
 • Total 145 km2 (56 sq mi)
Elevation 280.4 m (919.9 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 310,800
 • Density 2,143/km2 (5,550/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 224000
Area code(s) +375 (0)162
License plate 1

Brest is a city in Belarus. It is at the border with Poland opposite the city of Terespol, where the Bug River and Mukhavets rivers meet. It is the capital city of the Brest Region.

There are two universities in Brest: A.S.Pushkin State University and Brest State Technical University.

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