Polotsk is a city in , in . First mentioned in 862, it is the oldest city in Belarus. Now it is a city of local importance with 82,000 inhabitants and with considerable architectural heritage from the times of old Rus as well as from the later periods.


  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 85,000
  • United Nations Location Code: BY POK
  • Latitude: 55° 29' 16.4" (55.4879°) north
  • Longitude: 28° 47' 8.2" (28.7856°) east
  • Elevation: 129 meters (423 feet)
  • Wikidata: Polotsk
  • Wikimedia Commons: Polotsk

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Armenian: Պոլոցկ, Belarusian: Горад Полацк, Belarusian: Полацк, Bulgarian: Полоцк, Catalan: Pòlatsk, Chechen: Полоцк, Chinese: 波洛茨克, Church Slavic: Полотьскъ, Croatian: Polock, Czech: Polock, Esperanto: Polack, Estonian: Połack, French: Polotsk, Georgian: პოლოცკი, German: Polazk, Hebrew: פולאצק, Hungarian: Polack, Italian: Polack, Japanese: ポラツク
Korean: 폴라츠크, Latin: Polotia, Latvian: Polocka, Lithuanian: Polockas, Low German: Polazk, Polish: Połock, Portuguese: Polatsk, Romanian: Poloțk, Russian: Полоцк, Serbian: Полоцк, Serbo-Croatian: Polock, Spanish: Pólatsk, Swedish: Polotsk, Tatar: Полоцк, Ukrainian: Полоцьк, Podolsk, Polozk, Potolsk

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