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Polesie is one of the largest European swampy areas, located in the South-Western part of the Eastern-European Lowland, mainly within the territories of Belarus, Ukraine and partly also within Poland and Russia. The swamp areas of Polesie are known as Pripyat Marshes (after the Pripyat River) or Pinsk Marshes (after the major local city). A freshwater swamp This article is about the wetland type (a landform). ... Eastern-European Lowland is a mountain-free part of the European landscape, in fact, the lagest feature thereof. ... Pinsk Marshes (Пинские болота) or Pripyat Marshes (Pripet Marshes, Припятские болота) is a vast territory of wetlands along the Pripyat River and its tributaries from Brest, Belarus (West) to Mahileu (Northeast) and Kiev (Southeast). ... The Pripyat River (Ukrainian: Припять, Prýpyat; Belarusian: Прыпяць, Prýpyats, Polish Prypeć) is a river in Eastern Europe, of approximately 440 miles (710 km). ... Pinsk Marshes (Пинские болота) or Pripyat Marshes (Pripet Marshes, Припятские болота) is a vast territory of wetlands along the Pripyat River and its tributaries from Brest, Belarus (West) to Mahileu (Northeast) and Kiev (Southeast). ...


The name Polesie is loosely translated as "woodland". Polesie is the Polish spelling; Belarusian: Палесьсе, Paleśsie; Ukrainian: Полісся, Polissia; Russian: Полесье, Pelesye; formerly also Polesia in Latin. Limber Pine woodland, Toiyabe Range, central Nevada Biologically, a woodland is differentiated from a forest. ... Latin is an Indo-European language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ...


An inhabitant is called Palašuk in Belarusian, Polishchuk in the local Ukrainian dialect, Poleszuk in Polish, Poleshchuk in Russian. Poleszuk (Polish), Poliszuk or Polishchuk (local Ukrainian dialect), Palyashchuk (Belarusian), or Poleshchuk (Russian) is the name given to the people who populated the swamps of Polesie. ...


Geography

Polesie is a marshy region lining the Pripyat River in Southern Belarus (Brest, Pinsk, Kalinkavichy, Homel), Northern Ukraine (in the Volyn, Rivne, Zhytomyr, Kiev, and Chernihiv Oblasts), and partly in Poland (Lublin) and Russia (Bryansk). It is a flatland within the watersheds of the Western Bug and Prypyat rivers. The two rivers are connected by the Dnieper-Bug Canal, built during the reign of Stanisław August Poniatowski, the last king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. The Pripyat River (Ukrainian: Припять, Prýpyat; Belarusian: Прыпяць, Prýpyats, Polish Prypeć) is a river in Eastern Europe, of approximately 440 miles (710 km). ... Brest (Belarusian: ; also known as Brest-Litovsk and in Polish as Brześć Litewski, Brześć nad Bugiem or Brześć BiaÅ‚oruski; Russian: , Lithuanian: Lietuvos Brasta (literally meaning shallows of Lithuania) is a city (population 290,000 in 2004) in Belarus close to the Polish border where the Western Bug and Mukhavets... Pinsk (Belarusian: Пінск), a town in Belarus, in the province of Palesse, travesed by the river Pripet, at the confluence of the Strumen and Pina rivers. ... Kalinkovichi is a town in the Homel voblast of south-western Belarus with a population of 71,500. ... Categories: Towns in Belarus | Belarus-related stubs ... Volyn Oblast (Волинська область, Volyns’ka oblast’) is the most north-western oblast (province) of Ukraine, bordering Belarus to the north and Poland to the west. ... Rivne Oblast (Рівненська область, Rivnens’ka oblast’ or Рівненщина, Rivnenshchyna in Ukrainian; Rowno in Polish) is an oblast (province) of Ukraine. ... Flag of Zhytomyr Oblast Coat of Arms of Zhyomyr Oblast Zhytomyr Oblast (Житомирська область, Zhytomyrs’ka oblast’ or Житомирщина, Zhytomyrshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. ... Kiev Oblast (Київська область, Kyivs’ka oblast’ or Київщина, Kyivshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) in northern Ukraine. ... Chernihiv Oblast (Чернігівська область, Chernihivs’ka oblast’ or Чернігівщина, Chernihivshchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of northern Ukraine. ... Lublin (pronounce: [lublin]) is the biggest city in eastern Poland and the capital of Lublin Voivodship with a population of 355,954 (2004). ... Bryansk (Брянск) is a city in Russia, 379 km South-West from Moscow. ... Illustration of a simple house in Flatland. ... A watershed is a region of land where water flows into a specified body of water, such as a river, lake, sea, or ocean. ... Bug at Wlodawa One of the two rivers called Bug (pronounced Boog), the Western Bug, or Buh (Belarusian: Захо́дні Буг; Russian: За́падный Буг; Ukrainian: Західний Буг, Zakhidnyi Buh), flows from central Ukraine to the west, forming part of the boundary between that nation and Poland, passes along the Polish-Belarusian... Length 710 km Elevation of the source - m Average discharge - m³/s Area watershed - km² Origin Ukraine Mouth Dnieper Basin countries Ukraine, Belarus The Pripyat River (Ukrainian: Припять, Prýpyat; Belarusian: Прыпяць, Prýpyats; Polish Prypeć) is a river in Eastern Europe, of approximately 710 km (440 mi. ... Dnieper-Bug Canal is a ship canal that connects Dnieper river and Western Bug. ... For other persons named Stanisław Poniatowski, see Stanisław Poniatowski. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...


Notable tributaries of the Pripyat are the Horyn (Goryn), Stokhod (Stokhod, Stokhid), Styr, Ptyč, Jasielda (Jasolda) rivers. The largest towns in the Pripyat basin are Pinsk, Stolin, Davyd-Haradok. Huge marshes were reclaimed in the 1960s to '80s for farmlands. The reclamation is believed to have harmed the environment along the course of the Prypyat river. The Styr is a river, approximatedly 436 kilometers long, of northwest Ukraine flowing northward to the Pripyat River. ... The Ptyč River (Belarusian: Птыч, Пціч) is a river in Eastern Europe, of approximately 486 km length. ... Pinsk (Belarusian: Пінск), a town in Belarus, in the province of Palesse, travesed by the river Pripet, at the confluence of the Strumen and Pina rivers. ... Stolin (Belarusian: Сто́лін; Russian: Сто́лин) is an old city, that grew up at the heart of Palesse on the river Horyn (Goryn), at the intersection of three roads, one leading northwards to Pinsk, two others eastwards to Davyd-Gorodok and Turaw, that are now in Belarus, southwards to Sarny and... The 1960s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... The 1980s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1980 and 1989. ... Bales of hay on a farm near Ames, Iowa A farm is the basic unit in agriculture. ...


This region suffered severely from the Chernobyl accident. Huge areas were polluted by radioactive elements and are considered unsuitable for living. The nuclear power plant at Chernobyl prior to the completion of the sarcophagus. ... Radioactive decay is the set of various processes by which unstable atomic nuclei (nuclides) emit subatomic particles. ...


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