10 Interesting Facts About Kobryn

Facts About Kobryn

Facts About Kobryn

  • Kobryn is located at Latitude 52.12.58N and Longitude 24.21.59E.
  • In 1944, the town was liberated by the Red Army. Since 1991, it is a part of the independent Republic of Belarus.
  • Kobryn is a city in the Brest Region of Belarus and the centre of the Kobryn District.
  • The first written mention about Kobryn belongs to 1287 and is presented in the Hypatian Chronicle.
  • In prehistoric times it was inhabited by the ancient Baltic Yotvingian tribe.
  • On 14 November 1939, Kobryn was incorporated into the Byelorussian SSR.
  • The Kobryn is located in the southwestern corner of Belarus where the Mukhavets River and Dnepr-Bug Canal meet.
  • Kobryn has an altitude of 485 feet.
  • Kobryn has an estimated population of 53,000, as of 2020.
  • In the years 1774–1784, a canal was built connecting the Mukhavets River with the Pina River, named the Royal Canal after Polish King Stanisław August Poniatowski, who opened it, and as a result, a water route was created connecting the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea.
Facts About Kobryn
Interesting Facts About Kobryn