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States and Administrative Structure

Administratively, Belarus is divided into six oblasts: Brest, Vitebsk, Gomel, Grodno, Minsk, Mogilev and the City of Minsk as a separate administrative area.

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Embassy addresses in Belarus

The threat from terrorism is low. But travellers should be aware of the global risk of indiscriminate terrorist attacks which could be against civilian targets, including places frequented by foreigners.

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Sightseeing in Belarus

Belarus was previously known as Belorussia, meaning White Russia. The name Belarus came into use, when the country became free from Soviet Union and after USSR broke in 1991. The country of Belarus has a picturesque view and there are many places for sightseeing in Belarus. Given below are few such places.