WITH 1941 by 1944 year on the territory of the modern Grodno region, more than 310 villages. This information is contained in the electronic database "Belarusian villages, burned during the Great Patriotic War".
The list includes villages, which were destroyed in whole or in part with and without the population.
The largest village in the Grodno region, which was burned along with the inhabitants, - these are Knyazhevodtsy of the Mostovsky district: during the punitive operation in the fiery inferno, about 900 person – this 6 Khatynia.
Most often, villages were burned in the summer 1943 years during anti-partisan actions. Usually, German occupiers did sweeps of places, in which partisans could hide.