Brest (Belarusian: Брэст / Берасьце, Bieraście, pronounced [brɛs̪t̪]; Russian: Брест, pronounced [brʲes̪t̪]; Ukrainian: Берестя, romanized: Berestia; Lithuanian: Brasta; Polish: Brześć; Yiddish: בריסק, romanized: Brisk), formerly Brest-Litovsk (Russian: Брест-Литовск, lit. 'Lithuanian Brest'; Belarusian: Берасце Літоўскі (Берасце), romanized: Berastze Litouski (Berastze); Lithuanian: Lietuvos Brasta; Polish: Brześć Litewski, Yiddish: בריסק דליטא), Brest-on-the-Bug (Polish: Brześć nad Bugiem), is a city (population 350,616 in 2019) in Belarus at the border with Poland opposite the Polish city of Terespol, where the Bug and Mukhavets rivers meet, making it a border town. It is the capital city of the Brest Region.
Brest is a historical site for many cultures, as it hosted important historical events, such as the Union of Brest and Treaty of Brest-Litovsk. Furthermore, the Brest Fortress was recognized by the Soviet Union as a Hero Fortress in honour of the defense of Brest Fortress in June 1941.
June is the hottest month ☀️, with average temperature of 333° degrees. January is the coldest month ❄️, with average temperature of 24° degrees. June is the wettest month 💧, with 3.07 In. of rain and/or snow.
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