Overview of Belarus

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Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered clockwise by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest.

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Officially name: The Republic of Belarus

Capital: Minsk

Largest city: Minsk

Official language: Belarusian, Russian

Government: Presidential republic

Total 207,595 km2 (85th)
Water (%) negligible (2.830 km2)

2014 estimate 9,468,154 (86th)
Density 45.8/km2 (142nd)
120.8/sq mi

Currency: Belarusian ruble (BYR)

Time zone
Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Drives on the right

Internet TLD: .by

Calling code: +375