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Grodno

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-48 map
Part of Braun and Hogenberg II-48 map






Facts in brief:

Situated on Neman river; pillaged by Tatars 1241 & by Teutonic Knights 1284 & 1391; belonged to Lithuania 13th cen.; later became part of Poland; under Russian control from 1795; returned to Poland 1921-1939; noted for ruins of 16th-cen. castle.

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