Bykhaw is a town in the eastern Belarus
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ian voblast of Mahilyow
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. It is located 44 km south of Mahilyow (Mogilev) on the Dnieper River
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(Dniapro), and is the administrative center
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of the Bykhov Raion. The population is approximately 20,000 (1989).
Bykhov is known for its 17th century synagogue
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