10 Interesting Facts About Mogilev

Interesting Facts About Mogilev

Facts About Mogilev

  1. The city is mentioned in historical sources beginning in 1267.
  2. Mogilev is the administrative centre of the Mogilev Region and the third-largest city in Belarus.
  3. Mogilev is a city in eastern Belarus, on the Dnieper River.
  4. Mohilev was the episcopal see of the Latin Catholic Archdiocese of Mohilev until its 1991 merger into the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Minsk-Mohilev.
  5. The town’s most notable landmark is the late 17th-century town hall, named the Ratuša, that was built during the times of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.
  6. Around 35% of the territory was contaminated as a result of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
  7. Belarus gained its independence in 1991, Mogilev has remained one of its principal cities.
  8. Mogilev is twinned with Bardejov, Slovakia; Bursa, Turkey; Eisenach, Germany; Gabrovo, Bulgaria; Kerch, Ukraine; Klaipėda, Lithuania; Kragujevac, Serbia; Mykolaiv, Ukraine; Nanjing, China; Penza, Russia; Sokolinaya Gora, Russia; Sumqayit, Azerbaijan; Tabriz, Iran; Tula, Russia; Villeurbanne, France; Wittenberg, Germany; Włocławek, Poland; Yuzhne, Ukraine; Zhengzhou, China & Zvenigorod, Russia.
  9. Mogilev is home to the following sports teams: FC Torpedo Mogilev, FC Dnepr Mogilev, FC Nadezhda Mogilev, HK Mogilev, Mogilev Lions, Kommunalnik, Masheka & Borisfen.
  10. The estimated population of Mogilev is 380,440.
Interesting Facts About Mogilev
Interesting Facts About Mogilev