Minsk Region facts for kids
Мі́нская во́бласць Минская о́бласть
|Largest cities||Minsk - 1,780,000
Barysaw - 150,400
Salihorsk - 101,400
Maladzechna - 98,514
Cities - 22
Urban localities - 20
|• Total||40,200 km2 (15,500 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||345 m (1,132 ft)|
|• Density||37/km2 (100/sq mi)|
Minsk Voblasc (Province) or Minsk Oblast is a province (voblast) of Belarus. The administrative center is Minsk. As of 2004, the voblast's population is 1,503,000, which has 15.3% of the national total.
In the northern part of the oblast is the Lake Narach, the largest lake of the country.
There are 22 districts (raions), 307 selsovets, 22 cities, 8 city municipalities, and 20 urban-type settlements.
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