Mogilev Region facts for kids
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Магілёўская во́бласць Могилёвская о́бласть
The Saint Nicholas Monastery, Mogilev
|Largest cities||Mogilev - 365,100
Babruysk - 220,800
Asipovichy - 34,700
Towns - 14
Urban localities - 12
|• Total||29,000 km2 (11,000 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||239 m (784 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||126 m (413 ft)|
|• Density||40/km2 (100/sq mi)|
Mogilev Region, also Mahilyow Voblasts (Province) or Mogilyov Oblast is a province (voblast) of Belarus. The administrative center is Mogilyov (Mahilyow).
Mogilev and Homyel Voblasts suffered severely after the Chernobyl nuclear radioactive reactor catastrophe in April 1986.
Important cities in the voblast are: Mogilyov, Asipovichy, and Babruysk.
Many rivers flow through the Mahilyow Voblast. They include the: Dnieper River (Dniapro), Berezina, Sozh, Druts, Pronya and Ptsich rivers.
There are 21 districts (raions), 195 selsovets, 14 towns, 3 city municipalities, and 12 urban-type settlements.
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