Mogilev, Belarus

Travel to Mogilev

Mogilev (Russian: Могилёв, romanized: Mogilyov, pronounced [məɡʲɪˈlʲɵf]), Mahiliow (Belarusian: Магілёў, romanized: Mahilioŭ, pronounced [maɣʲiˈlʲou̯]) or Molev (Yiddish: מאָלעוו, romanized: Molev, pronounced [mɔˈlɛv]) is a city in eastern Belarus, on the Dnieper River, about 76 kilometres (47 miles) from the border with Russia's Smolensk Oblast and 105 km (65 miles) from the border with Russia's Bryansk Oblast. As of 2011, its population was 360,918, up from an estimated 106,000 in 1956. It is the administrative centre of the Mogilev Region and the third largest city in Belarus.

The city was first mentioned in historical records in 1267. From the 14th century, it was part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and since the Union of Lublin (1569), part of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, where it became known as Mohylew. In the 16th-17th centuries, the city flourished as one of the main nodes of the east–west and north–south trading routes.



Weather in Mogilev

July is the hottest month ☀️, with average temperature of 64° degrees. January is the coldest month ❄️, with average temperature of 18° degrees. July is the wettest month 💧, with 3.39 In. of rain and/or snow.



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