Soligorsk, Belarus

Received in early August 2013 via Postcrossing official swap. Julia sent me this postcard from Soligorsk. Thanks Julia! :)

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Salihorsk (Belarusian: Салігорск; Russian: Солигорск, Soligorsk) is a city in Belarus. As of 2010 its population is of 102,335. The city it is one of the country’s newest settlements, with its construction begun in 1958.

By January 1, 1964, the city already had more than 18,000 inhabitants, and in May 1963, Soligorsk gained city status.

(Source: Wikipedia)

 

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