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Belarus's Quick Facts

Land Area 202,900 km2
Water Area 4,700 km2
Total Area 207,600 km2
Population 9,570,376
Population Density 46.10 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic In Name, Although In Fact A Dictatorship
GDP (PPP) $166.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $17,500
Currency Ruble (BYR)
Largest Cities
  • Minsk (1,742,124)
  • Gomel (480,951)
  • Mahilyow (369,200)
  • Vitebsk (342,700)
  • Hrodna (317,365)
  • Brest (300,715)
  • Babruysk (220,517)
  • Baranovichi (168,772)
  • Pinsk (130,777)
  • Orsha (125,347)
Belarus Flag:
Flag of Belarus

The Belarus flag was officially adopted on May 16, 1995.



The dominant red and green were colors used on its flag when it was a republic of the former Soviet Union. The woven fabric ornament on the left uses traditional Belarussian red and white colors.



Larger Belarus flag

Belarus Coat of Arms:
Flag of Belarus

The coat of arms of Belarus (considered an emblem) replaced the historic Pahonia arms in 1995, and is composed of a red and green ribbon wrapped around stalks of wheat and flowers.

In the middle of the emblem the rays of a sun shine through the outline of the country, which hovers above a globe depicting part of Eurasia. At the top of the emblem is a red five-pointed star.

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