Urban-type settlements in Belarus

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According to a 1998 law of the Republic of Belarus, [1] there are three categories of urban-type settlements in Belarus:

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The notion of urban-type settlement is inherited from the times of Belarusian SSR within the Soviet Union.

Before the Soviet times, many modern urban settlements in Belarus were classified as miastechka/miasteczko ("market town").

List of urban-type settlements

As of October 14, 2009 (census), there were 94 urban-type settlements, including 83 urban settlements, 1 resort settlement, 10 worker settlements. [2]

As of January 1, 2016, there were already 90 urban-type settlements, including 81 urban settlements, 1 resort settlement and 8 worker settlements. [3]

Urban-type settlements in Belarus

Coat of ArmsUrban-Type SettlementBelarusianRussianStatusDistrictRegion2009 Census2016 EstimateChange
Akciabrski АкцябрскіОктябрьскийurban settlement Akciabrski Homieĺ 7,3676,753−8,33%
Antopaĺ АнтопальАнтопольurban settlement Drahičyn Brest 1,6871,417−16,00%
Coat of arms of Arechausk.png Arechaŭsk АрэхаўскОреховскurban settlement Orša Viciebsk 2,7552,402−12,81%
BIA Ostryna COA.png Astryna АстрынаОстриноurban settlement Ščučyn Hrodna 2,0641,778−13,86%
Coat of Arms of Asvieja.png Asvieja АсвеяОсвеяurban settlement Vierchniadzvinsk Viciebsk 1,3251,206−8,98%
Coat of Arms of Azarycy.svg Azaryčy АзарычыОзаричиurban settlement Kalinkavičy Homieĺ 1,3401,159−13,51%
Coat of Arms of Bahuseusk.png Bahušeŭsk БагушэўскБогушевскurban settlement Sianno Viciebsk 3,1332,598−17,08%
Coat of arms of Baubasau.png Balbasava БалбасаваБолбасовоurban settlement Orša City (before 2013);

Orša (since 2013)

Viciebsk 3,6563,529−3,47%
Baĺšavik БальшавікБольшевикworker settlement Homieĺ Homieĺ 2,5182,502−0,64%
Baravucha БаравухаБоровухаurban settlement Navapolack City Viciebsk 5,4695,452−0,31%
Coat of arms of Biahoml.png Biahomĺ БягомльБегомльurban settlement Dokšycy Viciebsk 2,7362,630−3,87%
Bielick БеліцкБелицкworker settlement (before 2011) Rahačoŭ Homieĺ 484
Biešankovičy БешанковічыБешенковичиurban settlement Biešankovičy Viciebsk 7,3446,701−8,76%
Coat of Arms of Bobr.png Bobr БобрБобрurban settlement Krupki Minsk 1,118957−14,40%
Brahin БрагінБрагинurban settlement Brahin Homieĺ 3,9543,698−6,47%
Chalopieničy ХалопенічыХолопеничиurban settlement Krupki Minsk 1,4951,385−7,36%
Coat of Arms of Chocimsk, Belarus.png Chocimsk ХоцімскХотимскurban settlement Chocimsk Mahilioŭ 7,0846,447−8,99%
Cieliachany ЦеляханыТелеханыurban settlement Ivacevičy Brest 4,1983,959−5,69%
Cierachoŭka ЦерахоўкаТереховкаurban settlement Dobruš Homieĺ 1,8213,128+71,77%
Čyrvonaja Slabada Чырвоная СлабадаКрасная Слободаurban settlement Salihorsk Minsk 4,3043,909−9,18%
Damačava ДамачаваДомачевоurban settlement Brest Brest 1,3051,221−6,44%
Coat of Arms of Drybin, Belarus.png Drybin ДрыбінДрибинurban settlement Drybin Mahilioŭ 3,2983,031−8,10%
BIA Horodziej COA.png Haradzieja ГарадзеяГородеяurban settlement Niasviž Minsk 4,0993,802−7,25%
Haradzišča ГарадзішчаГородищеurban settlement Baranavičy Brest 2,2192,040−8,07%
Coat of Arms of Hlusk, Belarus.png Hlusk ГлускГлускurban settlement Hlusk Mahilioŭ 7,4027,233−2,28%
Hluša ГлушаГлушаworker settlement (before 2012) Babrujsk Mahilioŭ 1,319
BIA Iwieniec COA.png Ivianiec ІвянецИвенецurban settlement Valožyn Minsk 4,3204,178−3,29%
Jalizava ЯлізаваЕлизовоworker settlement Asipovičy Mahilioŭ 2,6722,491−6,77%
Coat of Arms of Janavicy, Belarus.png Janavičy ЯнавічыЯновичиurban settlement Viciebsk Viciebsk 929765−17,65%
Jeziaryšča ЕзярышчаЕзерищеurban settlement Haradok Viciebsk 1,5751,280−18,73%
Juraciški ЮрацішкіЮратишкиurban settlement Iŭje Hrodna 1,5011,341−10,66%
Komaring.jpg Kamaryn КамарынКомаринurban settlement Brahin Homieĺ 2,0511,804−12,04%
Coat of arms of Kopatkevichi.png Kapatkievičy КапаткевічыКопаткевичиurban settlement Pietrykaŭ Homieĺ 3,4152,960−13,32%
Coat of Arms of Karelicy, Belarus.png Kareličy КарэлічыКореличиurban settlement Kareličy Hrodna 6,8546,528−4,76%
Coat of Arms of Karma, Belarus.png Karma КармаКормаurban settlement Karma Homieĺ 7,4487,610+2,18%
Kasciukoŭka КасцюкоўкаКостюковкаworker settlement Railway (Homieĺ City) Homieĺ 9,4849,904+4,43%
Kazloŭščyna КазлоўшчынаКозловщинаurban settlement Dziatlava Hrodna 1,8471,673−9,42%
Kochanava КоханаваКохановоurban settlement Talačyn Viciebsk 4,3274,231−2,22%
Coat of Arms of Kopys, Belarus.png Kopyś КопысьКопысьurban settlement Orša Viciebsk 910850−6,59%
Coat of Arms of Krasnapolle, Belarus.png Krasnapollie КраснаполлеКраснопольеurban settlement Krasnapollie Mahilioŭ 6,1235,844−4,56%
Coat of Arms of Krasnasielski, Belarus.png Krasnasieĺski КраснасельскіКрасносельскийurban settlement Vaŭkavysk Hrodna 6,8856,744−2,05%
Kryvičy КрывічыКривичиurban settlement Miadziel Minsk 1,2981,232−5,08%
Coat of Arms of Logishin.png Lahišyn ЛагішынЛогишинurban settlement Pinsk Brest 2,3722,022−14,76%
Coat of Arms of Lelcycy, Belarus.png Lieĺčycy ЛельчыцыЛельчицыurban settlement Lieĺčycy Homieĺ 10,60611,310+6,64%
Coat of Arms of Liozna District.svg Liozna ЛёзнаЛиозноurban settlement Liozna Viciebsk 6,7666,688−1,15%
Coat of arms of Lubca.png Liubča ЛюбчаЛюбчаurban settlement Navahrudak Hrodna 1,1571,059−8,47%
Coat of Arms of Lojeu, Belarus.png Lojeŭ ЛоеўЛоевurban settlement Lojeŭ Homieĺ 7,0226,733−4,12%
Coat of arms of Lyntupy.png Lyntupy ЛынтупыЛынтупыurban settlement Pastavy Viciebsk 1,6091,519−5,59%
Mačuliščy МачулішчыМачулищиurban settlement Minsk Minsk 7,3788,315+12,70%
Coat of Arms of Mir, Belarus.png Mir МірМирurban settlement Kareličy Hrodna 2,3102,250−2,60%
Narač НарачНарочьresort settlement Miadziel Minsk 2,9313,481+18,76%
Navajeĺnia НаваельняНовоельняurban settlement Dziatlava Hrodna 3,0412,700−11,21%
Nieharelaje НегарэлаеНегорелоеurban settlement (before 2010) Dziaržynsk Minsk 982
Obaĺ ОбальОбольurban settlement Šumilina Viciebsk 2,6872,395−10,87%
Coat of Arms of Padsville.png Padsvillie ПадсвіллеПодсвильеurban settlement Hlybokaje Viciebsk 2,2701,965−13,44%
Coat of Arms of Parycy.png Paryčy ПарычыПаричиurban settlement Svietlahorsk Homieĺ 2,1091,833−13,09%
Plieščanicy ПлешчаніцыПлещеницыurban settlement Lahojsk Minsk 6,0415,835−3,41%
BIA Porozow COA.png Porazava ПоразаваПорозовоurban settlement Svislač Hrodna 1,119913−18,41%
Gerb Praudzinska.jpg Praŭdzinski ПраўдзінскіПравдинскийworker settlement Puchavičy Minsk 2,4082,288−4,98%
BIA Radoszkowice COA.png Radaškovičy РадашковічыРадошковичиurban settlement Maladziečna Minsk 5,5185,789+4,91%
BIA Radun COA.png Radun РадуньРадуньurban settlement Voranava Hrodna 2,6732,355−11,90%
Coat of Arms of Rasony, Belarus.svg Rasony РасоныРоссоныurban settlement Rasony Viciebsk 5,4094,946−8,56%
Rečyca РэчыцаРечицаworker settlement Stolin Brest 6,2806,096−2,93%
Roś РосьРоссьurban settlement Vaŭkavysk Hrodna 5,3914,705−12,72%
Ruba РубаРубаurban settlement Railway (Viciebsk City) Viciebsk 7,1347,652+7,26%
Rudziensk РудзенскРуденскurban settlement Puchavičy Minsk 2,8062,725−2,89%
BIA Rozana COA.png Ružany РужаныРужаныurban settlement Pružany Brest 3,1533,006−4,66%
BIA Sopockinie COA.png Sapockin СапоцкінСопоцкинurban settlement Hrodna Hrodna 1,2311,003−18,52%
Sosnovyi bor pgt coa.png Sasnovy Bor Сасновы БорСосновый Борworker settlement Svietlahorsk Homieĺ 2,4232,086−13,91%
Smilavičy СмілавічыСмиловичиurban settlement Červień Minsk 4,6545,212+11,99%
Starobin СтаробінСтаробинurban settlement Salihorsk Minsk 5,5686,055+8,75%
Coat of Arms of Stresyn.png Strešyn СтрэшынСтрешинurban settlement Žlobin Homieĺ 1,2631,226−2,93%
Coat of Arms of Suraz, Belarus.png Suraž СуражСуражurban settlement Viciebsk Viciebsk 1,039818−21,27%
Svir СвірСвирьurban settlement Miadziel Minsk 1,055909−13,84%
Svislač СвіслачСвислочьurban settlement Puchavičy Minsk 3,9203,921+0,03%
Coat of arms of Shereshevo Belarus.PNG Šarašova ШарашоваШерешёвоurban settlement Pružany Brest 1,8891,782−5,66%
Coat of Arms of Sarkauscyna.png Šarkaŭščyna ШаркаўшчынаШарковщинаurban settlement Šarkaŭščyna Viciebsk 6,9346,424−7,36%
Coat of Arms of Sumilina.png Šumilina ШумілінаШумилиноurban settlement Šumilina Viciebsk 7,5067,437−0,92%
TatarkaТатаркаТатаркаworker settlement Asipovičy Mahilioŭ 771720−6,61%
Urečča УрэччаУречьеurban settlement Liubań Minsk 3,1682,959−6,60%
Coat of Arms of Usacy, Belarus.png Ušačy УшачыУшачиurban settlement Ušačy Viciebsk 5,5146,030+9,36%
Gerb Uvaravichau.gif Uvaravičy УваравічыУваровичиurban settlement Buda-Kašaliova Homieĺ 2,5632,307−9,99%
Varapajeva ВарапаеваВоропаевоurban settlement Pastavy Viciebsk 2,8572,571−10,01%
Coat of Arms of Bierastavica Vialikaja, Bielarus.png Vialikaja Bierastavica Вялікая БераставіцаБольшая Берестовицаurban settlement Bierastavica Hrodna 5,7205,545−3,06%
Coat of Arms of Vidzy.png Vidzy ВідзыВидзыurban settlement Braslaŭ Viciebsk 1,7631,670−5,28%
Vetrino vitebskaya oblast.jpg Vietryna ВетрынаВетриноurban settlement Polack Viciebsk 2,7252,220−18,53%
Herb Woronowa.svg Voranava ВоранаваВороновоurban settlement Voranava Hrodna 6,3326,434+1,61%
Zarečča ЗарэччаЗаречьеurban settlement Rečyca Homieĺ 2,4472,242−8,38%
Coa of zelva, belarus.jpg Zeĺva ЗэльваЗельваurban settlement Zeĺva Hrodna 7,3966,906−6,63%
Zialiony Bor Зялёны БорЗелёный Борworker settlement Smaliavičy Minsk 1,1421,116−2,28%
Coat of Arms of Zoludek.jpg Žaludok ЖалудокЖелудокurban settlement Ščučyn Hrodna 1,2901,017−21,16%

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