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Drogichin district is located in the south-western part of Brest region. It borders on Kobrin district in the west, on Bereza district in the north, on Ivanovo district in the east, on Lyubeshovo district of Volynsk region in the south. The total area of the district amounts to 185,6 thousand hectares, the length from the north to the south is 41 km., from the west to the east – 51 km.

Agricultural lands make up 98683 thousand hectares, including 46,7 thousand hectares of arable land, 51099 thousand hectares of meadows and pastures, 46128 thousand hectares of forest, 20 thousand hectares of swamps, 4823 thousand hectares under water and 12 thousand hectares of other lands. There are three old parks: Perkovichi, Zakozel, Vinch. Hunting grounds of the district (128,7 thousand hectares) were let on lease to "Belarusian society for hunters and fishermen" of Drogichin. The population of the district is 46904 thousand people, including 14987 thousand people of Drogichin, 2007 of Antopol, 29910 thousand of rural population.

The river Yaselda flows along the northern border of the district. On the southern border there is the Dnepr-Bug Channel, which is the main waterway in Belarus. There are two lakes: The Beloe – 237 hectares and the Sporovskoe – 202 hectares. 8 tanks (the control system of water schedule), 12 small rivers and one of the middle size, ponds of the fish industry “Novoselky” occupy 940 hectares. The length of land-reclamation network is more than 3 thousand hectares. There are 256 artesian wells. Annually about 4,0 million cubic meters of water is taken out from natural wells. The power of disposal works including effluent discharge is 1905,3 thousand cubic meters. In the district is carried out the construction of waste landfill of Drogichin. The capacity of this construction is 98 thousand tons. The operating period is about 21 years.

In the territory of the district shagbark hickory grows. It is the monument of nature of republican significance and the only caryocarpous specimen in the Republic of Belarus. There are three reserves of republican significance: “Sporovskiy”, “Zvanets”, “Radostovskiy”. The total area of the protected territories make up 27,1 thousand hectares or 14,6 per cent of the area of the district. Reserves “Sporovskiy” and “Zvanets” have the status of Ramsar territories. The management plans for these territories were developed.

 
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Drogichin district
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225612, Drogichin, Lenin str., 138,
e-mail: drgrik@brest.by
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225612, Drogichin, Lenin str., 138,
e-mail: drgrik@brest.by
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