and mutual success!
Favorable geographical position, good ecological
situation, availability of minerals, forest wealth, qualified personnel - all this allows us to say with confidence
that Lida Region has everything necessary for economic
growth and success.
Today, Lida is a region with modern industrial and
agricultural production, a road-building complex, a wide
network of successfully operating educational, healthcare, cultural, physical culture and sports institutions.
The spheres of household, trade, transport, housing and
communal services are well-developed. The production of the regional enterprises are known
far beyond the borders of the Republic of Belarus. Famous
brands are: “Lida Flour”, “Lida Pivo”, “Lida Lakokraska”,
“MiLida”, “Lida Food Concentrates”, “Neman Glassworks”.
A wide range of engineering products are produced, hotdip galvanizing services are provided.
For many years, the landmarks of the town on the Lideya River have been historical sights - “Lida Castle”, Lida
Brewery, the church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross,
the Cathedral of St. Michael’s Cathedral and others. We have a unique natural environment, picturesque
recreation, hunting and fishing areas.We are ready for mutually beneficial cooperation, the
establishment of joint ventures, the implementation of
projects for the disposal and processing of household
waste, the construction of trade and consumer services,
car service, the social sector, the modernization of housing stock, etc. The investment in energy-saving technologies and tourism development will be beneficial. Foreign companies wishing to implement their projects in Lida region can become residents of the Grodnoinvest free economic zone.
Knowledge of our history, observance of folk traditions and professionalism helps us to choose the most
optimal solutions in any issues, to establish cultural,
business, trade and economic ties.
Lida was founded in 1323, when
Grand Duke Gediminas laid the first
stone castle of the Grand Duchy of
Lithuania, Ruthenia and Samogitia
on the territory of Belarus in
the picturesque interfluve of
Kamenka and Lidea. A courtyard
of 6.6 thousand square meters
with an Orthodox church, wooden
barracks at the walls and a well was
surrounded by the walls of boulder
and red brick 12 m high, 2 m thick at
the bottom, and 1.5 m thick at the
top, with two towers at the corners.
Many romantic, heroic and bloody events are remembered by its walls, but the legends preserved
those that foreshadowed the happy fate of Lida Castle
and the entire Lida region. There are many interpretations of the name of the
town. Most likely, the secret of its name lies in the Baltic language and means “clearing”, a place freed from
the forest. “Lida on Lidea – “cutting down on the Pike
Today the castle lives a busy life. Jousting tournaments, historical quests and exhibitions, festivals of
medieval tradition and culture are held here. During
the summer at the walls Lida Castle has a project
“Closed gascinets”. Wedding corteges willingly visit the castle: young
couples know that the wedding of King Vladislav Jagaila and Duchess Sofia Golshanskaya was celebrated in
the castle. They were founders of the royal Jagiellonian
Lida district is located in the central part of Grodno
region. It borders on Voronovo, Ivye, Novogrudok, Dyatlovo and Shchuchin districts.
The total area of the district is 1,567 sq.km, most of
the territory is occupied by arable land (33.9%), forests
(27.2%) and meadows (19,8%).
Representative and executive power in the district
is exercised by the Lida District, Berezovka Town and 12
village Councils of Deputies and executive committees.
The population of the 274 urban areas has reached
133 900 people, 103 400 people live in Lida, 9 900 people live in the town of Berezovka, and 20 500 people live
in rural areas.
For centuries, representatives of 6 faiths and 60
nationalities have lived in good neighborliness and
respect each other in Lida district. 51.4% of the population are Belarusians, Poles – 35.3%, Russians – 9.4%,
Ukrainians – 1.7%. There are Lithuanians, Tatars, Jews,
Germans, Armenians, Azerbaijanis. There are 49 religious organizations operating in
the district, including 20 communities of the Belarusian
Orthodox Church, 17 communities of the Roman Catholic Church, 1 - Greek Catholic, 1 - Muslim, 1 - Jewish,
9 – Protestant.
agricultural sector of the district is represented by 7 large agricultural
organizations and 62 farms. The area of agricultural land is 82.4 thousand
hectares, incl. arable land - 60.6 hectares. Cadastral valuation of
agricultural land - 31.0 points, arable land - 33.5 points.
Agricultural organizations of the region are engaged
in the production of milk, meat, growing grain and leguminous crops, sugar
beets, rapeseed oil seeds, potatoes, vegetables, fruits and berries. The number
of workers employed in the production of agricultural products is 1.8 thousand
people. There are 45 livestock farms on the farms: 23 of them are dairy farms,
incl. 12 dairy complexes. Milk production on dairy farms using modern
technologies is more than 70% of the total volume produced in the region. There
is a poultry farm for growing broilers, one complex for the production of pork.
The number of cattle in the region is 30.2 thousand heads, including 12.5 cows;
pigs - 20.4; birds - 100.6 thousand heads. In all farms of the region there are
grain drying complexes “LidAray” (KZSV) for the primary processing of grain
with a capacity of 30-40 tons per hour. The machine and tractor fleet of
agricultural organizations includes: 65 grain harvesters, 26 forage harvesters,
315 tractors, including 47 power-packed tractors, 96 trucks and other modern
agricultural equipment. Trade and consumer service
Retail services for residents of the Lida district
are provided by 1,050 retail retail facilities, including
946 shops and 104 kiosks, 7 shopping centers with a
retail area of 13.9 thousand square meters, 9 markets
for 1579 retail places, 147 catering facilities for 8848
places, including a public network – 102 facilities for
4659 places. There are 29 branded stores, 10 roadside
There are shops of 11 large retail food chains of the
republic and 23 non–food chains in the district.
Household services to the population of the
district are provided by 651 business entities. There
are 447 consumer service facilities, including 111
workshops for the maintenance and repair of vehicles,
83 hairdressers, 50 ateliers and workshops for the
production, repair of clothing and textile products
for household purposes, 25 for the repair of shoes
and leather goods, 25 for the repair of household
appliances, radio, television and video equipment, 32
photo studios. Residents of rural settlements of the Lida district,
in which there are no stationary retail facilities, are
serviced by 12 car shops, 11 complex reception points
of JSC «Lida Combine of Household Services».
The education system of the Lida district is focused
on providing affordable and high-quality education. It
consists of 88 institutions: the Lida College of the Yanka
Kupala Grodno State University, the Lida State College
of Music, the Lida State College of Technology, the Lida
State Polytechnic College, 33 institutions of general
secondary education, 40 institutions of preschool
education, 4 institutions of additional education for
children and youth, the center for correctional and
developmental training and rehabilitation, social and
pedagogical center, 2 family-type orphanages, 3 health
camps with round-the-clock stay. There are more than
20,000 students in institutions of general secondary
and preschool education.
School students demonstrate high performance of
participation in the republican Olympiad in academic
subjects: 52 diplomas of winners have been won over
the past three years.
School graduates annually become the owners of
hundred-point results on centralized testing.
In educational institutions, 7 collectives have the
name «exemplary», 2 folk museums. The district youth
parliament and the military-patriotic club «Lida Lions»
function. Large–scale projects are being implemented
«#Yayrodinamoy» - on patriotic education of
preschoolers and «#Economy. Personality. The future»
– on the orientation of students to acquire professions
that are in demand in the economy of the region.
Lida Central District Hospital
The medical institution «Lida Central District
Hospital» is a specialized medical institution,
the main purpose of which is to provide
advisory and therapeutic and diagnostic
assistance to the population of the city of
Lida and the Lida district.
The medical network of the healthcare institution
«Lida Central District Hospital» is represented by an outpatient service with a total capacity of 1,764 visits per
shift, hospitals with a total capacity of 1,052 beds, including 857 beds of the central district hospital, 50 beds in the
Berezovskaya city hospital and 145 beds in district hospitals, of which 100 are nursing beds.
The total capacity of outpatient health organizations
in the Lida district is 1,764 visits per shift.
The network of outpatient clinics of the Lida district
is represented by the Central district polyclinic for 1,370
visits per shift, which includes: district and 2 city polyclinics, children’s, dental polyclinics, skin-venereological
and neuropsychiatric dispensaries, women’s consultation, Berezovskaya city polyclinic, outpatient clinics in the
residential district “Industrial” and “Youth”. The network
of rural outpatient organizations contains 4 independent
outpatient clinics and 5 outpatient clinics at district hospitals. There are 16 FAPs operating in the Lida district.
2866 people work in the Lida CRH, 566 of them are
doctors, including 4 pharmacists, 1310 average medical
workers, 990 people of other medical staff.
Paid medical services are additional to the volume of
free medical care guaranteed by the state and are provided to both citizens of the Republic of Belarus and foreign
All the media in one company
Lida district mass media has been
represented by the state agency Editorial
Office “LidaMediaCompany" since January
2022. Today « Editorial Office of Lidamediacompany
- printed edition - «Lida Newspaper», with a weekly
circulation of more than 14 thousand copies;
- two round-the-clock FMradio stations - «Leader
FM» and «Your Radio», broadcasting of which is
distributed on the territory of six districts of Grodno
- Lida TV channel (programs are available for
viewing by all residents of Grodno region on Channel
25 in the interactive television package ZALA and in
the networks of almost all cable TV operators of the
All communication tools of Lidamediacompany
(website, social networks, newspaper, radio and
television) work as a well-established mechanism
and are aimed at obtaining information in all
possible ways. The Telegram channel «News of Lida/
LidaMediaCompany» has gained popularity among
residents of the region and far beyond, the number of
subscribers increasing every day.
Creative projects of regional mass media were
awarded with prestigious awards at the national and
Cultural and educational activities on the territory of
the Lida district are carried out by 14 state institutions:
3 club-type, library network, museum, orchestra, 6
children’s art schools, music college, film network.
One of the indicators of the high level of development
of amateur creativity in the district is the presence of
55 creative teams with the
title, including the title of
«Honored Amateur Team of
the Republic of Belarus» – 3.
The State List of Historical
and Cultural Heritage of the
Republic of Belarus includes
38 historical and cultural
values, which include 54
objects and 1 element of the
intangible cultural heritage
weaving of Ponemanya»,
located on the territory of
the Lida district.
Traditional and popular
festivals and competitions
have become popular in
Lidchina: the republican
festival-contest of children’s
art «Lion Cub», the open
regional children’s jazz festival-contest «Bird», the
festival of children’s pop art «Star Rain», the festival
of choreographic art «Crystal Slipper», the republican
tournament for sports ballroom dancing «Lida-OPEN»
on Mayor’s Cup, district holidays «Seeing off the winter»,
«Kala Castle on Kupala», etc.
Lida district is ideal
for outdoor activities and tourism
In the Lida district there is a sports base: an Ice
Palace, 3 sports complexes («Olympia», «Youth»,
«Rainbow»), FOK «Olympus», FOK «Sparta», 2
stadiums, 2 swimming pools, 13 mini-pools, 69 gyms,
112 adapted rooms for classes physical culture and
sports, 137 planar sports facilities, roller ski track,
motorcycle track, rowing base, etc. There are 400
physical culture and sports facilities in total.
In the Lida district, in the field of physical culture
and sports, there are: 8 specialized educational and
sports institutions in which 16 sports are cultivated
(6 institutions are under the Ministry of Sports and
Tourism, 2 institutions belong to the Federation of
Trade Unions of Belarus), the Lida branch of the Olympic
Reserve School, the Lida branch of the regional sports
medicine dispensary, the football club «Lida», hockey
club «Lida», 2 sports clubs.
All conditions for the development of tourism
have been created in the Lida district, there is an
appropriate infrastructure: 3 hotels, 1 hostel, Hunter’s
House, sanatorium «Rainbow», 49 religious buildings,
botanical nature monument of local significance «Gorni
Park», biological reserve (cranberry) «Dokudovsky», 37
monuments of archeology, history and architecture,
department of crafts and traditional Culture of the
State Institution «Lida District Methodical Center of
Folk Art», State Institution «Lida Historical and Art