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Dzyarzhynskaya Hara (Belarusian Гара Дзяржынская) is the highest point in Belarus. The hill is 345 meters (1130 ft) above sea level and is located west of Minsk, near Dzyarzhynsk, in the village Skirmuntava. The hill was named after Felix Dzerzhinsky, the founder of the NKVD/KGB, who is still celebrated as a national hero in Belarus. Belarusian is the language of the Belarusian nation. ... Belarus (Belarusian: Белару́сь or Biełaruś, Russian: Белару́сь (formerly: Белору́ссия), Polish: Białoruś) is a landlocked nation of Eastern Europe with the capital Minsk. ... For things named after Minsk, see Minsk (disambiguation) The Mariinsky Cathedral, 1732 Minsk (Belarusian: Менск, Мінск; Russian: Минск) (population 1. ... Dzyarzhynsk (Belarusian: Дзяржы́нск) is a city in the Stolbtsy district of Belarus. ... Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky (Феликс Эдмундович Дзержинский; September 11, 1877 - July 20, 1926) was a Polish Communist revolutionary, famous as the founder of the Bolshevik secret police, the Cheka, later known by many names. ... For other meanings, see KGB (disambiguation). ...

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Three major rivers run through it: the Neman River, the Pripyat River, and the Dnepr River.
Belarus' highest point is Dzyarzhynskaya Hara (Dzyarzhynsk Hill), 345 m, and its lowest point on the Neman river, 90 m.
The natural resources of Belarus are forests, peat deposits, small quantities of oil and natural gas, granite, dolomitic limestone, marl, chalk, sand, gravel, and clay.
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