From the Wikipedia page [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitebsk_District
Vitebsk District (Belarusian: Віцебскі раён, Russian: Витебский район, Vitebsk Raion) is a district of Belarus in Vitebsk Region.
The administrative center of the district is the city of Vitebsk, administratively separated from the district. The most populated town of the district itself is Ruba.
Situated in the eastern side of its Voblast and crossed by the Vitba river; Vitebsk District borders, from north to south, with the districts of Haradok, Shumilina, Beshankovichy, Syanno and Liozna. In the eastern side it borders with the Russian oblasts, from south to north, of Smolensk and Pskov.