Novopolotsk, Vitebsk Region, Belarus

Economy : Industry | OJSC "Naftan" | Economy : Tourist Industry | Sport | Culture

🇧🇾 Novopolotsk is a city in Vitebsk Oblast, Belarus. Founded in 1958, it is located close to the city of Polotsk and the name literally means "New Polotsk".

Economy: Industry Out of all the cities in the Vitebsk Oblast, Novopolotsk is the leading producer in the refining and chemical industry business. The entire city of Novopolotsk and Polotsk live and survive because of this industry.

OJSC "Naftan" Naftan is the leading oil refinery. It was constructed in 1959. This refinery takes crude oil from the Volga Region of Russia and generates diesel, gasoline, and kerosine, along with other technological products. In addition to Naftan, Belarus built a large chemical plant, called "Polymir". This plant produces plastic and polyethylene. There are multiple products that could be produced from polyethylene, for example artificial fur.

Economy: Tourist Industry Novopolotsk is not very big in the tourism business. However, there are six hotels in the city available for tourists.

Sport Novopolotsk has produced several players for Belarus national bandy team. Daniil Garnitsky is President of the Belarusian Bandy Federation. Khimik-SKA Novopolotsk of the Belarusian Extraleague is the local pro hockey team.

Culture There are several culture centres, music schools, of which the Novopolotsk State Musical College, art schools, and libraries in the city. There is also a museum of history and culture of Novopolotsk. The city has an a cappella music group, which won an international award.

Image: Photo by Sergeon on Unsplash

Novopolotsk has a population of over 107,458 people. Novopolotsk also forms part of the wider Vitebsk Region which has a population of over 1,135,731 people.

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Twin Towns, Sister Cities Novopolotsk has links with:

🇫🇷 Chauffailles, France 🇷🇺 Dmitrovsky, Russia 🇷🇺 Elektrostal, Russia 🇫🇷 Givors, France 🇷🇸 Kruševac, Serbia 🇷🇺 Kstovo, Russia 🇷🇺 Kursk, Russia 🇱🇻 Ludza, Latvia 🇱🇹 Mažeikiai, Lithuania 🇷🇺 Odintsovo, Russia 🇷🇺 Orekhovo-Zuyevo, Russia 🇵🇱 Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski, Poland 🇷🇸 Pantelej, Serbia 🇷🇺 Pavlovsk, Russia 🇷🇺 Pushkin, Russia 🇵🇱 Płock, Poland, until 2022 🇺🇦 Skadovsk, Ukraine 🇱🇻 Smiltene, Latvia 🇱🇻 Ventspils, Latvia
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Antipodal to Novopolotsk is: -151.34,-55.532

Locations Near: Novopolotsk 28.6603,55.532

🇧🇾 Navapolatsk 28.65,55.533 d: 0.7  

🇧🇾 Polatsk 28.8,55.483 d: 10.3  

🇧🇾 Polotsk 28.8,55.483 d: 10.3  

🇧🇾 Barysaw 28.517,54.219 d: 146.3  

🇧🇾 Zhodzina 28.352,54.101 d: 160.4  

🇧🇾 Smalyavichy 28.067,54.1 d: 163.7  

🇧🇾 Vitebsk 30.198,55.191 d: 104.3  

🇱🇻 Rēzekne 27.34,56.511 d: 136.3  

🇧🇾 Partyzanski 27.51,53.951 d: 190.7  

🇧🇾 Leninsky 27.51,53.951 d: 190.7  

Antipodal to: Novopolotsk -151.34,-55.532

🇵🇫 Papeete -149.566,-17.537 d: 15787.6  

🇹🇴 Nuku'alofa -175.216,-21.136 d: 15707.2  

🇦🇸 Pago Pago -170.701,-14.279 d: 15135.8  

🇼🇸 Apia -171.76,-13.833 d: 15056.6  

🇺🇸 Hilo -155.089,19.725 d: 11639.3  

🇺🇸 Maui -156.446,20.72 d: 11522.5  

🇺🇸 Maui County -156.617,20.868 d: 11505.1  

🇺🇸 Kahului -156.466,20.891 d: 11503.3  

🇺🇸 Wailuku -156.505,20.894 d: 11502.9  

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