Belarus

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Belarus

Presidential republic (in fact a dictatorship), independant since 1991

Region:
Eastern Europe
Area:
207,600 km²
Further names:
Weißrussland
Local name:
Belarus
Capital:
Minsk
On further pages:
Sunrise + Sunset
Climate
Tourism
Infrastructure + Transport
Economy
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
Telecommunication
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Belarus:

The countrywide time in Belarus is Moscow Standard Time (MSK).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Belarus.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 3 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

9,502,000
45.77
Ø 68.9 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 79.0 years
Birthrate:
12.4 ‰
Deathrate:
12.6 ‰
Males/Females:
46.5% : 53.5%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Belarus 2016
The currency in Belarus is Belarus Rubel (BYR).
1 Rubel is divided into 100 Kapejek.
Status: 07/22/2018
1 US$ = 19,600 Rubel
100.000 Rubel = 5.10 US$

The climate in Belarus

A moderate climatic zone determines the weather [in country]. As usual in the northern hemisphere, the days in the summer months are not only warmer but also longer. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between -2 and 25 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 27 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to -7°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Russian, Byelorussian

mother tonguedistribution
Russian70.2 %
Byelorussian23.4 %
Ukrainian1.3 %
Polish0.6 %
other4.5 %

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:42,828.82 M €
Exportations:21,421.6 M €
Importations:23,192.0 M €
Tourism receipts:920.59 M €
Unemployment rate:0.5 %
Inflation rate:11.84 %
corruption index:44 (bad)
Energy consumption:31.8 bn kWh

Land use

4% Urban areas:7,783 km²
41% Agricultural areas:85,811 km²
42% Forest:86,338 km²
2% Water areas:4,690 km²
11% Others:22,978 km²

Transport more...

Roadways:86,392 km
Railways:5,528 km
Waterways:2,500 km
Airports:65

Most important cities in Belarus

CityRegionPopulation
Minsk / CapitalMinsk1,922,000
GomelGomel481,000
MahilyowMogilev369,000
VitebskVitebsk343,000
HrodnaGrodnenskaya317,000
BrestBrest301,000
BabruyskMogilev221,000
BaranovichiBrest169,000
PinskBrest131,000
OrshaVitebsk125,000
Novoye MedvezhinoMinsk120,000
MazyrGomel112,000
LidaGrodnenskaya98,000
Novolukoml’ 14,000
Berëzovka 12,000




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



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