Place:Mir, Hrodna, Belarus

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NameMir
TypeTown
Coordinates53.45°N 26.467°E
Located inHrodna, Belarus
Also located inSoviet Union     (1944 - 1991)
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Mir (; ; both meaning "world" and "peace"; but the name most likely originates from the name of the river the settlement is situated on) is an urban settlement in Kareličy (Карэлічы) raion, Hrodna Voblast, Belarus on the banks of Miranka River, about 85 kilometers southwest of the national capital, Minsk.

Prior to 1939 the town was in Poland.

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