Belarus

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Political Structure

In conformity with the Constitution (basic law) of the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Belarus is a unitary democratic social law-governed state (Article 1 of the Constitution). In line with Article 8 of the Constitution, the Republic of Belarus shall recognize the supremacy of the universally acknowledged principles of international law and ensure that its laws comply with such principles.

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Minsk is the capital of Belarus

First mentioned in the Medieval Chronicles under the year of 1067, Minsk, the capital of Belarus and its geographical heart, has a population of 1.7 million.

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Geography of Belarus

Uplands and lowlands are the main types of landscapes that can be distinguished in Belarus.