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Belarus Geography

Belarus is a heavily forested, flat, low-lying country that includes the Poltsk Lowland (north) and the Dnieper Lowland (south).

A few areas of rolling hills in the west blend into the lowlands. The extensive Pripyat marshes cover the southern reaches of the country.

The country's highest point, the Dzerzhinsky Hill, stands at 1,135 ft. (346m). Its lowest point is on the Neman River at 90 metres (295 ft)

And as for rivers, the Dnieper is the most significant. Others of importance include the Dvinar, Neman and Pripyat. Many streams and over 10,000 small lakes are scattered about.

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Dnieper River, Belarus

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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.