Belarus

Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous city is Minsk. Over 40% of its 207,600 square kilometres is forested. Its strongest economic sectors are service industries and manufacturing. Until the 20th century, different states at various times controlled the lands of modern-day Belarus, including the Principality of Polotsk, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, and the Russian Empire.

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Geographical values

  • absolute in degrees, minutes and seconds:
    53° 53′ 43″ N • of northern latitude
    27° 32′ 60″ E • of eastern longitude
  • in degrees with decimal fractions:
    53.895275°; 27.549866°

Length of Belarus from south to north is 545.629 kilometers, from west ot east – from 668.604 km on south to 594.822 km on north.

State symbols

Flag of Belarus
Flag of Belarus
Coat of arms, seal, symbol, emblem of Belarus
Coat of arms of Belarus

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Major cities

StreetsSize
Minsk1K7.1K
Gomel4194.7K
Brest3083.2K
Mogilyov2683.1K
Grodno2633.0K
Vitebsk1313.0K
Novopolotsk262.4K
Babruysk2122.4K
Baranavichy1342.3K
Pinsk1081.9K
Barysaw291.8K
Zhlobin191.7K

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