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Flag of Belarus
Land Area 202,900 km2
Water Area 4,700 km2
Total Area 207,600km2 (#84)
Population 9,570,376 (#92)
Population Density 47.17/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)
More Information Belarus
Largest Cities
  • Animal: Wisent (European Bison)
  • Bird: White Stork
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Belarus

  • Coat of Arms: 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.
  • Flag of Belarus
  • Flower: Flax
This page was last updated on September 29, 2015.

Belarus Trivia

What Kind of Government Does Belarus Have?

The government of Belarus is divided into 3 branches: executive, legislative, and judicial.

What Type Of Government Does Belarus Have?

What is the biggest city in Belarus?

Minsk is Belarus’ capital and largest city with 1.97 million people.

The Biggest Cities In Belarus

What Languages Are Spoken In Belarus?

Belarusian and Russian are the two most spoken languages in Belarus. Several other minority languages are spoken throughout the country. Some of the most common of these languages include Polish, Eastern Yiddish, and Ukrainian.

Languages Spoken In Belarus

What is the highest mountain in Belarus?

Dzyarzhynskaya Hara is the highest point in Belarus at an elevation of 1,132 feet above sea level.

The Highest Mountains In Belarus

What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Belarus?

Belarus has a wealth of natural resources including peat deposits, forests, oil, natural gas, brown coal, fertile land, limestone, iron, clay, chalk, and sand.

What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Belarus?

What Is The Population Of Belarus?

As of 2018, Belarus had an estimated population of around 9.5 million individuals.

Demographics Of Belarus

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