Location

JSC “Zhabinka Sugar Factory” is located in Zhabinka, Brest region, 30 km north-east of Brest.

 

The city is located in a picturesque area on the bank of the border river Mukhovets at the very threshold of Belovezhskaya Pushcha – the national pride of the two peoples of Belarus and Poland.

Zhabinka

  • district center in the Brest region;
  • the population is 12.8 thousand people;
  • is located at the confluence of the river. Zhabinka in the river. Mukhavets;
  • is a major railway junction with directions to Brest, Luninets, Baranovichi
  • It is connected by highways with the cities of Kobrin, Brest, Kamenets.

Three silver stripes, in the image of the coat of arms, symbolize the mouth of the river Zhabinka at the confluence of it into the river Mukhavets. Images of flowers of a jelly plant designate the name of the river Zhabinka, from which the city was named. The number of flowers speaks of three Zhabinka: a farm, a village and a railway station.

The official year of foundation of the city is 1871. In the middle of the XIX century, the mantletok Zhabinka became the possession of the Trembitsky family. The obstinate landowner Adolf Trembitsky did not allow the authorities to carry the railway through their possessions. I had to take her away. Nevertheless, the appearance of the station gave impetus to the development of Zhabinka.

In 1905, to provide economic and military needs, the Kamenets-Fedkovichi highway was laid through Zhabinka.

According to the Riga Peace Treaty of 1921, Zhabinka withdrew to Poland as part of the Polesie Voivodship.
Since 1939 Zhabinka became a part of the BSSR, since January 15, 1940, it became the center of the Zhabinka district of the Brest region.

The modern city develops in a southeast direction along the railway.
In the central part of the city there is the Intercession Church (XIX century).