Belarus: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 53.71489 / longitude: 27.97056

General information


There are UNESCO listed sites in this country: Mir Castle Complex, Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh. Example of famous dishes in this country: Draniki.


Minsk is the nation's capital and the country has a border with Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine. 207,600 km² make up the entire country, a postcode system is employed and the key cities are: Мінск, Орша, Ліда, Гродна, Полацк. The inhabitants speak the following languages: Belarusian, Russian.


The GDP in 2021 was $68,205,380,706 USD, making it the 71# country in the world. The sign for the local currency is p. (BYR).


This country offers several reputable universities like Belarusian State University, B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physics of The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The inhabitants stay 11 years in school (tertiary education included).


The median age of the population is 17.70 years with a birth growth rate of 3.59%. There are 9,500,000 inhabitants, or 0.127% of the population of planet earth.

Good to know

The domain name ".by" is used by the country's websites, phone numbers start with +375, the country's ISO code is BY Check out for more information about this nation.


ISO code BY
Capital Minsk
Population 9,500,000
World percentage 0.127%
Median age 17.70 years
Population growth rate 3.59%
Main cities
Spoken languages Belarusian, Russian
GDP (2021) $68,205,380,706
GDP position #71
Currency code BYR
Currency symbol p.
School life expectancy 11 years
National dish Draniki
TLD .by
Phone prefix +375