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|The first written mention||1654|
|• Total||28 km2 (11 sq mi)|
|Elevation||140 m (460 ft)|
|• Total||80 200|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+3)|
|Postal code||24721х (Russian)|
|Area code(s)||375 (0) (2334) (Russian)|
The city is notable for being the location where steelmaker BMZ was established. BMZ is one of the largest companies in Belarus, and an important producer in the worldwide markets of steel wires and cord. The company is the main sustainer of the town's economy.
Twin towns and sister cities
- Горад Жлобін // Radzima.org (Belarusian)
- Zhlobin.org: Information and photos (Russian)
- Zhlobin.By: News, photos, useful files (Russian)
- The murder of the Jews of Žlobin during World War II, at Yad Vashem website.
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