Belarus: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 53.71489 / longitude: 27.97056

General information


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


In 2021 the GDP was $68,205,380,706 USD, placing it at position 71 in the market. The currency symbol is p., and the ISO code for that currency is BYR.


The inhabitants attend school for 11 years (tertiary education included). You can find famous universities here like Belarusian State University, B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physics of The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.


With a birth growth rate at 3.59%, the median age is 17.70 years. This country represents 0.127% of the world's population with about 9,500,000 individuals.


Here is a list of famous dishes in this country: Draniki. This nation has UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Mir Castle Complex, Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh.

Good to know

Telephone numbers begin with +375, the domain name ".by" is used by the country's websites, the country's ISO code is BY is a good place to find out more details on this country.


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