Renamed Towns And Villages.
In different periods of time the territory of the modern Brest region was a part of Russian Empire, Poland and former USSR. Some of the towns and villages were renamed during this time, especially during the Soviet period.
Old name Modern name Notes
Berestie Brest The name Berestie was mentioned in chronicles and was in use up to 18th century.
Beryoza-Kartuzskaya Beryoza The name was in use before 1940.
Bluden (Bludzen) Pervomayskaya Bereza district
Brest-Litovsk Brest The name was in use from the beginning of 18th century up to beginning of 20th century.
Brest-Nad-Bugom Brest The name was in use in 1921-1939.
Davechyorovichi Drogichin It was renamed in 1655.
Gelenovo (Helenovo) Yelenovo
Gorech (Gorchy) Svetoch Bereza district
Kamenets-Litovsky Kamenets The name Kamenets-Litovsky was in use from 1795 up to 1940.
Kartuz-Beryoza Beryoza (Bereza) The name was in use before 1940.
Laski (Las'ki) Lesniki
Lyovkovichi (Levkovichi) Mezhdulesie
Perivisie (Perevesie) Perelesie Kobrin district
Porkhovo Ivanovo The village of Porkhovo was renamed to Yanovo in honour of Lutsk bishop Yan Lasovich in 1465. Later the name was transformed to Ivanovo.
Svinyovo (Svinevo) Dubravtsy The village was renamed in 1964.
Vysoko-Litovsk Vysokoe It was renamed in September 1919.
Yanovo (Janowo) Ivanovo