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 Belarus
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 United States
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Area:207,600 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:9,508,000 325,719,000
Official language:Russian English

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic (in fact a dictatorship) Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1991 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Minsk Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:45.8 33.1
Life expectancy males:68.9 years 76.3 years
Life expectancy females:79.0 years 81.2 years
Birthrate:12.40 ‰ 12.40 ‰
Deathrate:12.60 ‰ 8.40 ‰
Migrationrate:0.70 % 3.90 %


Quality of life

Values from 0 (bad) to 100 (very good)
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Political stability:59 71
Civil rights:22 98
Health:81 70
Security:92 63
Climate:22 65
Cost of Living:63 33
Popularity:48 94


Economy

Currency:Belarus Rubel (1 BYR = 100 Kapejek) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:0.5 % 4.4 %
Inflation rate:6.03 % 2.13 %
Cost of Living:50.30 % 110.80 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:52.90 % 43.80 %
Average income:4,674 € 51,580 €
Corruption index:44 (bad) 75 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:48,192 Mio €5.07 M € 17,164,383 M €52.70 M €
Gross national product:44,457 Mio €4.68 M € 16,801,150 M €51.58 M €
Exported goods:32,284 M €3.40 M € 2,063,911 M €6.34 M €
Imported goods:32,225 M €3.39 M € 2,567,088 M €7.88 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:86,392 km9.09 km 6,586,610 km20.22 km
Railways:5,528 km0.58 km 293,564 km0.90 km
Waterways:2,500 km0.26 km 41,009 km0.13 km
Harbours:40.000 3930.001
Airports:650.007 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:31.75 bn kWh3.34 m kWh 3,911.00 bn kWh12.01 m kWh
Energy production:32.04 bn kWh3.37 m kWh 4,088.00 bn kWh12.55 m kWh
Energy export:3.48 bn kWh366,222.74 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,764.90 kWh
Energy imports:6.10 bn kWh641,994.14 kWh 80.66 bn kWh247,636.63 kWh
CO2 emissions:63.50 m t6,678.44 t 5.25 bn t16,131.32 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+375 +1
Internet domain:.by .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:4,515,382475 121,530,000373
Mobile phones:11,439,8661,203 395,881,0001,215
Internet server:295,21731 505,000,0001,550
Internet users:6,756,830711 246,147,996756



Climate

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Daytime temperatures:11.6 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:3.5 °C 7.2 °C
Relative humidity:79 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:7 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:111.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.1 7.2


Native languages

English:n/a 82.1 %
Russian:70.2 % n/a
Byelorussian:23.4 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Ukrainian:1.3 % n/a
German:n/a 0.7 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Chinese:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Polish:0.6 % 0.3 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
other:4.5 % 3.0 %


Religions

Christianity:80.0 % 78.5 %
Jewry:0.1 % 1.8 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
Islam:n/a 0.6 %
other:19.9 % 18.4 %