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Location - Kamenets

Kamenetsky area settles down in the northwest of Brest region and occupies the territory in 1,8 thousand sq.km. Borders on Poland, Brest, Zhabinkovsky, Kobrinsky and Pruzhansky areas of Brest region, Svislochsky area of Grodno region.

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History of the development - Kamenets

It was based by the Volynsk prince Vladimir Vasilkovich in 1276. The settlement strengthened by a ditch and shaft with a 30-metre tower has been put there. In 1289 Kamenets has been destroyed prince Jury Lvovich. Since 1366 was a part of Grand duchy Lithuanian, belonged to princes Jagajlo, Kejstut, Vitovt, Janush Mazovetsky. In 1376 the city has been burnt by crusaders. Since 1413 - the centre of district. In 1503 the city has acquired the Magdebourg right and own arms. In XVII-XVIII centuries here the complex with the palace and park has been constructed, the textile manufactory of Radzivilly operated. Since 1795 till 1940 the city was called Kamenets-Lithuanian. Since 1921 Kamenets was a part of Poland, since 1939 - of BSSR.

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Tourism potential - Kamenets

The city is on the river Lesnaya in 54 km from Brest, in 28 km from railway station Zhabinka on the line Baranovichi-Brest, on the highway Brest-Kamenjuki.

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GPS Google: 52.4012680′ N, 23.8167285′ E