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 Belarus
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Area:207,600 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:9,467,000 328,240,000
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 km²:45.6 33.4
Life expectancy males:69.2 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:79.4 years 81.1 years
Average age:39.3 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:9.90 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:12.70 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:0.70 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:59 74
Civil rights:32 83
Health:83 74
Climate:22 64
Cost of Living:58 38
Popularity:41 85


Economy

Currency:Belarus Rubel (1 BYR = 100 Kapejek) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:4.6 % 3.7 %
Inflation rate:5.60 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:51.40 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:53.30 % 36.60 %
Average income:5,610 € 58,741 €
Corruption index:45 (bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:56,347 Mio €5.95 M € 19,092,826 M €58.17 M €
Gross national product:53,116 Mio €5.61 M € 19,280,405 M €58.74 M €
Exported goods:37,475 M €3.96 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:37,846 M €4.00 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:86,600 km9.15 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:5,528 km0.58 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:2,500 km0.26 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:40.000 3,6730.011
Airports:650.007 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:31.72 bn kWh3.35 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:31.58 bn kWh3.34 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:3.48 bn kWh367,809.55 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:6.32 bn kWh667,486.65 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:58.28 m t6,156.18 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+375 +1
Internet domain:.by .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:4,488,821474 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:11,619,6511,227 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:295,21731 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:7,837,530828 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:11.00 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:4.08 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:5.0 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.39 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.3 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:89.0 % 77.0 %
Smokers:26.7 % 21.8 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Belarus and United States

Daytime temperatures:11.7 °C 18.7 °C
Nighttime temperatures:3.6 °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 % 0.2 %
Byelorussian:23.4 % n/a
Spanish:n/a 10.7 %
Ukrainian:1.3 % n/a
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
Polish:0.6 % 0.3 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
other:4.5 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:80.0 % 78.5 %
Jewry:0.1 % 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Islam:n/a 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:19.9 % 15.3 %