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Valozhyn

Valozhyn, Vałožyn or Volozhin (Belarusian: Вало́жын,, Russian: Воло́жин, Lithuanian: Valažinas, Polish: Wołożyn, Yiddish: וואָלאָזשין‎ Volozhin; also written as Wolozin and Wolozhin) is a town in the Minsk Region of Belarus. The population is 11,500 (1995). It is located at 54°5′N 26°31′E, 75 km (47 mi) northwest of Minsk, on the Valozhynka river in the Neman River basin, and the beginning of the Nalibokskaya Forest. Average temperatures are −6.5 °C (20 °F) in January and 17.5 °C (64 °F) in July with 659 mm (26 in) of annual rain.