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Black Ruthenia

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Black Ruthenia (or Black Rus, Чорная Русь in Ruthenian language, Ruś Czarna in Polish) is the name of the historical independent principality in the southwestern part of contemporary Belarus on the upper reaches of the river Nioman. Its capital city was Nowohorodok.

Other important towns: Slonim, Vaukavysk, Niasvizh.

Czornaja Ruś
Flag of Black Ruthenia Coat of arms of Black Ruthenia
National motto: None
Poland Missing image
Nowogrdek_Voivodship_1938.png


Missing image
BelarusHrodnaRegion.png
Hrodna voblast on Belarus map

Belarus
Language Ruthenian
Capital Nowohorodok
Largest city Nowohorodok
Independence 1239?1264
13411381
13861441?
Time zone EET +2
EEST +3

Ruling Princes

  • 1381-1386 part of the Grand Principality of Lithuania
  • 1441- part of the Principality of Grodno?

See also

External links

[1] (http://pedia.nodeworks.com/B/BL/BLA/Black_Ruthenian_language/)be:Чорная Русь

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