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Facts About Uzda
Uzda is a city in the Minsk Region of Belarus.
Uzda was first referred to in 1450 as a country estate belonging to the Korsaks.
In 1793, it became a part of the Russian Empire.
In 1798, the owner of the town, Kasimir Zaviha, built a wooden Catholic church named the Exaltation of the Holy Cross.
Uzda is located 72 km south-west of Minsk, 31 km from the town of Stoŭbcy, and 24 km from the town of Dzyarzhynsk.
Notable people of Uzda: Moshe Feinstein & Devorah Baron.
In 1574, Symon Budny spent time there working on a Bible publication.
The estimated Population of Uzda is 10,000.
The name of Uzda means “bridle.”
On July 30, 1966, it became an independent district.