Mir Castle Complex World Heritage Site

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Mir Castle Complex
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Комплекс Мирского замка.JPG
LocationMir, Belarus
CriteriaCultural: ii, iv
Inscription2000 (24th session)
Area27 ha
Coordinates53°27′4.46″N 26°28′22.80″E / 53.4512389°N 26.4730000°E / 53.4512389; 26.4730000Coordinates: 53°27′4.46″N 26°28′22.80″E / 53.4512389°N 26.4730000°E / 53.4512389; 26.4730000
Mir Castle Complex is located in Belarus
Mir Castle Complex
Location of Mir Castle Complex in Belarus

The Mir Castle Complex (Belarusian: Мірскі замак, Łacinka: Mirski zamak, Lithuanian: Myriaus pilis, Polish: Zamek w Mirze) is a historic fortified castle and a UNESCO World Heritage site in Belarus.[1] It is located in the town of Mir, in the Kareličy District of the Hrodna voblast, at 53°27′4.46″N 26°28′22.80″E / 53.4512389°N 26.4730000°E / 53.4512389; 26.4730000, 29 kilometres (18 mi) north-west of another World Heritage site, Niasviž Castle. Mir Castle Complex is 164 metres (538 ft) above sea level.[2] Erected in the 16th century in the late Polish Gothic style, it is one of the few remaining architectural monuments of the former Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth in contemporary Belarus.

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