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Gomel is the second populous city in the Republic of Belarus, the administrative center of Gomel region. Located on the Sozh river, in 302 km from Minsk. A major industrial, educational and transportation center of the region. The main focus of the city's economy is engineering. Internal division is represented by four administrative districts. The population of 482,7 thousand people, 83,42% of Belarusians, 10, and 85% of Russian, of 3.11% of Ukrainians.

Telephone code: 375 232. Postal codes: 246000, 247000. Car code: 3.

was First mentioned in the Hypatian Codex in 1142 year as the city Gami. It is also found in ancient documents under the names Gama, gain, GOM, Gaye. Form Gomel is established in XVII-XVIII centuries. The exact date of Foundation is unknown. The name comes from the stream , Gameuk, which flows into the river Sozh.

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Belarusian steel mill BMZ cranks up pipe output by 70%
 01/18/2018 23:40, " Belarus News (BelTA) " tells: "GOMEL, 18 January (BelTA) – In 2017 the pipe rolling division of the Belarusian steel mill BMZ increased its output by 70% in comparison with 2016, the company's press service told BelTA. In 2017 the BMZ pipe rolling division made 141,801 tonnes of hot-rolled seamless pipes setting a new record for ..."
Belarus can export up to 1 mln tonnes of petroleum products through Russian ports in 2018
 12/08/2017 13:40, " TASS " tells: "GOMEL, December 8. /TASS/. Belarus can export up to 1 mln tonnes of petroleum products through Russian ports in 2018 in case of favorable economic environment, chairman of the Belarusian petrochemical concern Belneftekhim Igor Lyashenko said Friday. "The protocol of the agreement between ..."

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Belarus' agricultural output up 4.1% in 2017
 01/17/2018 15:35, " Belarus News (BelTA) " tells: "MINSK, 17 January (BelTA) – Belarusian agricultural enterprises of all types (state-run agricultural enterprises, private farming enterprises, and personal subsidiary economies) turned out Br18.2 billion worth of agricultural products in 2017, up 4.1% from 2016 in comparable prices, BelTA learned from ..."
Belarusian schools to partake in 2018 PISA assessment in April-May
 01/12/2018 07:30, " Belarus News (BelTA) " tells: "The testing will take place at 150 secondary education institutions in Gomel Oblast alone. The PISA is divided into five sections: popular science with public policy issues, everyday problems, financial literacy, aesthetics, and education-related tasks. “Most of them are logic-oriented. They are designed to ..."

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Radziwills portraits from Belarusian museum on display in Warsaw in 2018
 01/18/2018 07:35, " Belarus News (BelTA) " tells: "Expositions featuring artifacts and portraits of the Radziwill family have been held in Minsk, Gomel, and Biala Podlaska. “This year we are preparing a large joint exhibition in Warsaw,” noted the director general of the National Art Museum of Belarus. Vladimir Prokoptsov added that a number of other ..."
Four anniversaries celebrated in Belarus
 01/16/2018 23:35, " TVR " tells: "On January 15, 1938, after the administrative reform, Mogilev, Vitebsk, Gomel and Minsk regions were formed. The large-scale events are held today in the center of the country. Minsk Region is the largest region of the country, which produces a quarter of all agricultural products, and BelAZ trucks, ..."
Near to Gomel: Klintsy (Russia) 91 km, Mazyr (Belarus) 127 km, Babruysk (Belarus) 140 km, Mogilev (Belarus) 169 km
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