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Facts About Grodno
Grodno is a city in western Belarus, on the Neman River.
Since 1996 the biggest in Belarus Festival of National Cultures is held in Grodno Every two years the Festival of National Cultures invites many guests into the city.
The estimated population of Grodno is 373,547, as of 2019.
Grodno is the capital of Grodno Region and Grodno District.
The first reference to Grodno dates to 1005.
Grodno was officially founded in 1127.
Grodno is twinned with Alytus, Lithuania; Ashkelon, Israel; Augustów, Poland; Białystok, Poland; Cheboksary, Russia; Druskininkai, Lithuania; Dzerzhinsk, Russia; Khimki, Russia; Kraljevo, Serbia; Lazdijai, Lithuania; Limoges, France; Minden, Germany; Qabala District, Azerbaijan; Rancho Cordova, United States; Shchukino District, Russia; Słupsk, Poland; Tambov, Russia; Tuapsinsky District, Russia; Vologda, Russia & Žilina, Slovakia.
There are four mass graves of Jews near the city, on which monuments were erected after World War II.
Grodno has the following rivers flowing through the city: The Neman River, The Lasosna River and the Haradnichanka River with its branch the Yurysdyka River.
Grodna is one of the starting towns of Lithuania in the turn-based strategy game Medieval II: Total War: Kingdoms.