Facts About Babruysk
Babruysk occupies an area of 66 square kilometres and comprises over 450 streets whose combined length stretches for over 430 km.
Babruysk is a city in the Mogilev Region of eastern Belarus on the Berezina river.
Babruysk is one of the oldest cities in Belarus. It was first mentioned in writing in the middle of the 14th century.
In the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode titled Family, there is an Earth Station Bobruisk, named for the city in Belarus.
Babruysk is twinned with Anenii Noi, Moldova; Batumi, Georgia; Comrat, Moldova; Daugavpils, Latvia; Grozny, Russia; Gulbene, Latvia; Hengyang, China; Iglesias, Italy; Ishim, Russia; Kobuleti, Georgia; Kolpino, Russia; Kostroma, Russia; Luga, Russia; Morogoro, Tanzania; Murom, Russia; Naro-Fominsky District, Russia; Novomoskovsk, Russia; Odense, Denmark; Oskemen, Kazakhstan; Petrogradsky, Russia; Púchov, Slovakia; Samarkand, Uzbekistan; Sevlievo, Bulgaria; Shaoxing, China; Sokolniki, Russia; Talin, Armenia; Vladimir, Russia; Warsaw West County, Poland & Wuxi, China.
Between 1944 and 1954, Babruysk served as an administrative centre of Babruysk Voblast.
Babruysk is a large city in Belarus.
The name Babruysk probably originates from the Belarusian word babyor, many of which used to inhabit the Berezina.
In 2003, there were 34 public schools in Babruysk, with over 34,000 students.
Babruysk has the biggest timber mill in Belarus and is also known for its chemical, machine-building and metal-working industries.