Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Bobruisk, fortified town in the government of Minsk, Russia, It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Bobruiska and Beresina. Until the beginning of this century, when the fortress was built, it was a place of small importance. There is some trade with the south by the river which is navigable, and pottery is made there. Until recently the Jewish element formed half of the population.