Гродзенская вобласць (be)
Гродненская область (ru)
|Largest cities||Hrodna - 332,300
Lida - 98,200
Slonim - 51,600
Urban localities: 21
|• Total||25,000 km2 (10,000 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||323 m (1,060 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||80 m (260 ft)|
|• Density||45/km2 (120/sq mi)|
The capital Grodno is the biggest city of the province. It is on the Neman River. Two castles from the 14th - 18th centuries are on the steep right bank of the Nemen. Many say this city is one of the most beautiful in Belarus. The Orthodox St Boris & St Gleb (Kalozhskaya) Church dating back to the 12th century, is the second oldest in Belarus.
The Grodno Region is divided into 17 districts (raions), 194 selsovets, 12 cities, 6 city municipalities, and 21 urban-type settlements.
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