Braslav


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Braslav

 

a city, the administrative center of Braslav Raion, Vitebsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, 30 km from the Druia railroad station. Located on the shore of Lake Drisviaty. Population, 5,000 (1969). Industry consists of a fish-processing plant, creamery, and vegetable dehydration plant. Braslav has a popular dramatic theater. Nearby is a tourist center.

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