Dzyarzhynskaya Hara

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Dzyarzhynskaya Hara
Dziaržynskaja hara.jpg
Elevation 345 m (1,132 ft)
Listing Country high point
Location
Location  Belarus
Coordinates 53°52′26″N 26°59′09″E / 53.87389°N 26.98583°E / 53.87389; 26.98583Coordinates: 53°52′26″N 26°59′09″E / 53.87389°N 26.98583°E / 53.87389; 26.98583
Geology
Type Hill

Dzyarzhynskaya Hara is the highest point in Belarus. The hill is 345 meters (1,130 ft) above sea level. It is west of Minsk, near Dzyarzhynsk, in the village Skirmuntava. The original name of the hill was Svyataya Hara. In 1958 the hill was renamed Hara Dzyarzhynskaya, after Felix Dzerzhinsky, the founder of the NKVD/KGB.