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History

The territory of modern Zhabinka district was populated with the primitive person approximately 7-8 thousand years ago. In 9-10 centuries when east slavic tribes (drigovichi) have started to create the first states-princedoms, the Zhabinka district was a part of Turovsky princedom. From the second half of 12 th century it appeared upon the influence of Volynsk princes. And in the year 1319 has been included in the Great Lithuanian princedom.

In 14 th century Zhabinkovschina was twice shared between Great Lithuanian princedom and Poland (in 1349 and in 1390). Since 1408 it has finally returned to the Great princedom. From 1413-1519 the Zhabinka district was a part of Kobrin princedom, from 1520 of Podliashskij princedom, and from 1566 of Brest woewodship.

During the war of Rzecz Pospolita with Russia (1654-1667) berestejskij kashtalan M.Savitsky, the native of our places, was distinguished allocated by his talents. However the greatest popularity Zhabinkovschina has got as a place where was the patrimonial estate of Kostjushki-Sekhnovichi. The most oustanding representative was Tadeush Kostushko (1745-1817). During 1755-1760 and 1784-1789 years he lived in Sekhnovichi.

In borders of Zhabinka district was on September, 17, 1794 the largest fight from times of Kostushko national-liberation revolt between K.Serakovskij and S.Makranovskij detachments and the Russian army under the supervision of А.W.Suvorov.

On conditions of the third Rzecz Pospolita division the Zhabinka district was a part of Russian empire (from 1801 and till 1920 in borders of the Grodno province). During the war of 1812 the third Russian army of the admiral P. Chichegov settled down in Zabinkovschina. In 1823 through the district passes the way of the emperor Alexander the I.

After the country reform in 1861 in borders of the modern Zhabinka district lived 14 thousand persons, 217 settlements were counted, worked about 60 small enterprises (mills, brewing houses, etc.).

In the 40 th years of the 19 century the Moscow-Warsaw highway has crossed Zhabinkovschina, in 1871 - the Moscow-Brest railway, in 1882 - Polesskij railway (from Zhabinka up to Pinsk).

Officially the year of Zhabinka foundation is 1871. The first written mentions of settlement with the name Zhabinka concern to the year 1816 when it belonged to the Pans Gonetskie. In the middle of 19 th century the estate Zhabinka became a possession of the Trembitski family. In the year 1905 in Zhabinka district (in modern borders) lived 1050 person (in the settlement - 272).

In the year 1905 the highway Kamenets-Fedkovichi has been laid through Zhabinka for the maintenance of economic and military needs. In 1915-1920 the place has been occupied by German, and then - by the Polish armies. Since 1921 Zhabinka is in the structure of Poland, in Kobrin powiat of Polesskij woewodship, and since 1939 was a part of BSSR. On January, 15, 1940 Zhabinka became the center of Zhabinka district of the Brest region, in April, 1952 - city settlement, on December, 23, 1970 has received the status of the city.

The Zhabinka district is formed on January, 15, 1940. However on August, 8, 1959 has been disbanded and again restored on July, 30, 1966.

 
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Zhabinka district
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225101, Zhabinka, Kirova str., 65,
e-mail: zhabinkarik@brest-region.gov.by
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Zhabinka district
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225101, Zhabinka, Kirova str., 65,
e-mail: zhabinkarik@brest-region.gov.by
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