The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
an urban-type settlement and the administrative center of Ostrovets Raion, Grodno Oblast, Byelorussian SSR. Situated 5 km from the Gudogai railroad station on the Minsk-Vilnius line, Ostrovets has the lumber and food-processing industries.
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