Berezina River

This article is about Berezina, a tributary of Dnieper River. For Western Berezina, a tributary of the Neman River, see Western Berezina.
"Beresina" redirects here. For the 1999 Swiss film, see Beresina, or the Last Days of Switzerland.
Berezina River

Berezina River in Belarus
Native name Belarusian: Рака Бярэзіна
Country Belarus
Main source Belarus
River mouth Dnieper
Basin size 24,500 km2 (9,500 sq mi)[1]
Physical characteristics
Length 561 km (349 mi)[1]

The Berezina or Biarezina (Belarusian: Бярэ́зіна; pronounced [bʲaˈrɛzʲinɐ]) is a river in Belarus and a tributary of the Dnieper River.

The Berezina Preserve by the river is on the UNESCO list of Biosphere Preserves.

Cities and towns on the Berezina

Historical significance


  1. 1 2 "Main Geographic Characteristics of the Republic of Belarus. Main characteristics of the largest rivers of Belarus". Land of Ancestors. Data of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus. 2011. Retrieved 27 September 2013.

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Coordinates: 52°32′59″N 30°15′00″E / 52.54972°N 30.25000°E / 52.54972; 30.25000

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