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About Belarus

About Belarus

The territory of Belarus was completely inhabited by people as early as 9-6 millennium BC. Over the years of its existence, the territory of the modern state has repeatedly passed into the possession of other countries. However, during all this time it has not lost its originality, and its cultural treasury has managed to replenish with many interesting objects. A special attraction, this area is given by virgin forests, which are home to many wild animals. Geography of Belarus According…

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Belarus Politics and Education

Belarus Politics and Education

Politics According to the constitution adopted on March 15, 1994 (revised several times), Belarus is a presidential republic. The head of state and commander-in-chief of the armed forces is the president, who is directly elected for a period of 5 years (one-time re-election possible). If none of the candidates receives an absolute majority in the first ballot, a runoff vote between the two most successful applicants is required in the second. A minimum participation of 50% is planned for both…

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Belarus Guide

Belarus Guide

Belarus – country information Country name Belarus Official name Republic of Belarus Capital Minsk Continent Europe Area 207,600 km2 Population 9,468,100 (2014) Foundation of a state 8/25/1991 The highest mountains Dzerzhinsk 346 m Longest rivers Dnieper 2,280 km (in the country 575 km) State system a presidential-type pluralistic republic with a unicameral parliament The biggest cities Minsk (capital) 1,675,000, Gomel 50,000, Mogilev 370,000 Official language Belarusian Ethnicity/National Composition Belarusians 78.5%, Russians 8.5%, Poles 7.5%, others 5.5% Religious affiliation mostly Orthodox,…

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