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an urban-type settlement in Miadel’ Raion, Minsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR. Located on Lake Naroch’, 25 km from the Postavy railroad station (on the Vilnius-Polotsk line). Naroch’ has a fish-processing plant. It has tourist facilities, houses of rest, and sanatoriums.



a lake in Minsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR. Area, 80 sq km. Average depth, 11 m; maximum depth, to 25 m. The water level fluctuates within a range of approximately 2 m, with the highest level in April, and the lowest between October and December. Lake Naroch’ freezes in mid-December and thaws in March or April. The lake is a source for the Naroch’ River (Neman River basin).

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