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Facts About Zhodzina
Zhodzina situated in the Minsk Region in Belarus, 50 km north-east of Minsk.
The settlement is first mentioned in 1688, belonging to the Radziwiłł family.
There are nine schools, two high schools, one professional lyceum and Zhodzina polytechnical college in the city. Currently, there are no higher educational institutions in the city.
Zhodzina covers an area of 19 km².
Zhodzina received city status in 1963.
Zhodzina is twinned with Kajaran, Armenia; Panagyurishte, Bulgaria; Dalanzadgad, Mongolia; Horishni Plavni, Ukraine; Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine; Mytishchi, Russia; Neryungrinsky District, Russia; Plastovsky District, Russia; Verkhnyaya Pyshma, Russia; Zheleznogorsk, Russia; Oryol, Russia; Hîncești, Moldova; Olmaliq, Uzbekistan; Považská Bystrica, Slovakia; Rustavi, Georgia & Ukmergė, Lithuania.
Notable people of Zhodzina: Mikalay Kashewski, Nastassia Novikava & Roman Golovchenko.
The estimated population of Zhodzina is 64,900 as of 2020.
On 13 August 2020, Zhodzina was the site of the first large-scale worker strike in Belarus, at the BelAZ automobile plant.
Zhodzina is served by the M1 motorway, part of the European route E30, an international highway that links Berlin and Warsaw to Moscow.