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Tourism and rest in the Kamenets district

In the north of the Brest region, at the border with Poland, the Kamenets district is located. This land has remembered Vitovta and Yagaylu, has kept unique historical and cultural monuments. It is famous for the unique nature. In the region there are 236 settlements in which more than 40 thousand people live. The Kamenets district traditionally enjoys popularity of those who choose rest in Belarus.

The most known architectural monuments: The Kamenets tower (1276), the Troitsk church in Volchin (1733) in which the last Polish king Stanislav Augustus Ponyatovsky was buried, palace and park ensemble of Sapegov-Pototsky in Vysokoye (1678-1680g.g.).

In the territory of the district there is the Public nature protection institution National park "Bialowieza Forest", the oldest reserve of Europe included in the list of the World heritage of mankind and having the status of the Biospheric reserve according to the decision of UNESCO, for safety of unique natural complexes it is awarded by the diploma of the Council of Europe.

The Kamenets district is formed on January 15, 1940. In modern borders it has developed in 1962. Its district – 1687 square kilometers. The center of the district – Kamenets.

Administratively the district is divided on 1 city (Vysokovsky) and 13 village councils which include 234 rural settlements.

The Kamenets district is agrarian. Primary branches of agriculture – meat and dairy animal husbandry, beet breeding, are grown up grain and forage crops, potatoes. The agro-industrial complex of the district includes 11 open joint stock companies, 1 agricultural production cooperative.