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Travel to Belarus

Belarus's Information

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
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Belarus has a rich cultural heritage, with art galleries, theaters and museums, including the home of Marc Chagall. Historical sites include many memorials, castles and fortresses.

The Belarusians love the outdoors and the cities offer plenty of parks and open spaces. There are five renowned national parks in the country, and one of them, the Belovezhskaya Puschka, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Although the Chernobyl disaster in neighboring Ukraine impacted the Gomel region of Belarus, is is scientifically accepted that any danger to health for visitors to Belarus is minimal. There are very strict controls over the contaminated areas and they cannot be visited without official approval.

  • Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
  • Times to Travel: Belarus has clean modern airports and excellent international rail links. Driving is possible, with the requirement that the driver have an international license. Auto insurance can be purchased at the border

    May to September is considered to be the best time to travel to Belarus. The daytime temperatures are in the high 70's° to low 90's° F (23° - 35° C). If you don't mind the cold weather, winter is beautiful.

  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirements. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Belarus Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on November 22, 2017.

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