Brest, Belarus

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Brest
Брэст
Брест
Skyline of Brest
Flag of Brest
Flag
Coat of arms of Brest
Coat of arms
Country Belarus
VoblastBrest Voblast
RaionBrest Raion
Founded1019
Government
 • MayorAlexander Palishenkow
Area
 • Total145 km2 (56 sq mi)
Elevation280.4 m (919.9 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total310,800
 • Density2,143/km2 (5,550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code224000
Area code(s)+375 (0)162
License plate1
Websitewww.brest.gov.by

Brest is a city in Belarus. It is at the border with Poland opposite the city of Terespol, where the Bug River and Mukhavets rivers meet. It is the capital city of the Brest Region.

There are two universities in Brest: A.S.Pushkin State University and Brest State Technical University.