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Legal foundations of administration in Belarus in XIV-XVIII cc.

Genealogical records at the State Archives of Brest Region

List of administrative units with the time periods for which genealogical records are available

Grodno Province (gubernia)

Minsk Province (gubernia)

Bialystok Voevodstvo


Lublin Voevodstvo


Novogrudok Voevodstvo


Polesie Voevodstvo


Volyn Voevodstvo

Brest Region (Oblast) 1939 - 1941, see below

Baranovichi Okrug*

Districts (raions):

Brest Okrug*

Districts (raions):

Pinsk Okrug*


Brest Region

Districts (raions):

Note: *The administrative division of Belarus during the German Occupation

13 January 2020
BelNIIDAD holds a workshop, Records Preservation in an Institution: Selection of Records for Preservation and Destruction More >>
New on the site
21 January 2020
The website presents new online exhibition of documents “The Life and Work of People’s Writer of Belarus Vasil Bykau” More >>
Archival news
24 January 2020
The Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry held an extended board meeting More >>
22 January 2020
WWII veteran Vasily Deikun, whose personal papers are held at the Local State Archives in Rechitsa, celebrated his 100 years More >>
16 January 2020
A new Unified System of Administrative Documentation has been approved and released for use More >>
14 January 2020
Belarus Cinema and Photo Archive and internet-portal present the next issue of joint project “These are We” More >>
30 December 2019
BelNIIDAD released guidelines on selection of automated records management systems More >>