Vaverka, Belarus

 53º50 24º58

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Alternate names: Wawiorka/Vaverka/Vavryka 

and the dependent villages of Meyry at 5348 2502, Myto/Myta at 5350 2507, Nacha at 5405 2450?, Szemiakowszczyzna
and the estates and hamlets of Baranowce, Bohdanowszczyzna, Dejnowo, Ekselmanowszczyzna, Gierdziowce, Jozefowo, Kasperowo, Kazimierzowo, Kowale, Krupowszczyzna, Lebiodka, Lozowka, Mislewicze, Papernia at 5347 2459, Rawilnowicz, Rulewicze 5352 2502, Szalew, Szymanow, Zieniewicze

In 1928, Wawiorka was designated as a miasteczko (small town) & gmina (town) in the Second Uchastok, Lida powiat, Nowogrodskie voevodstvo of Poland. The Justice of the Peace was in Wasilizki and the Justice Court in Wilno. The 1928 miasteczko population was 174. The railway was sixteen kilometers away in Bialohruda. The post office and telephone were in Wawiorka and the telegraph located in Wasiliszki.

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