Belarus

Belarus is a former Soviet state whose history begins in the 10th century CE. While not on most tourists' radar, Belarus preserves beautiful castles, pristine nature, and Soviet heritage.
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or Minsk Oblast or Minsk Voblasts is one of the regions of Belarus. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Belarus. Photo: Ludvig14, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Grodno Region or or Hrodna Voblasts is one of the regions of Belarus. Photo: AleBurd, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a region in the north-eastern part of Belarus. Photo: Zedlik, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Gomel Region or or Homyel Voblasts is one of the regions of Belarus. Photo: Avdrobot, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Mogilev Region or or Mahilyow Voblasts, is a region of Belarus with its administrative center at . Photo: Andrei Kuzmin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Brest Region or or Brest Voblasts is one of the regions of Belarus. Photo: Lb1969, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a national park within parts of the and in Belarus adjacent to the border. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Belarus

Latitude of center
53.6° or 53° 36' north
Longitude of center
28° or 28° east
Population
9,490,000
Area
207,600 km² (80,155 miles²)
Elevation
144 metres (472 feet)
Capital
Currency
Belarusian ruble (BYN)
Phone code
.by
Internet domain
375
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249399300
Geo­Names ID
630336
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Byilurusya
  • Abkhazian: Белоруссиа
  • Achinese: Bèlarusia
  • Adyghe; Adygei: Белоруссие
  • Afar: Belorussiya
  • Afrikaans: Belarus
  • Afrikaans: Wit-Rusland
  • Akan: Belarus
  • Akan: Bɛlarus
  • Albanian: Bjellorusi
  • Albanian: Bjellorusia
  • Amharic: Belarus
  • Amharic: ቤላሩስ
  • Amis: Belarus
  • Arabic: Belarus
  • Arabic: بيلاروس
  • Arabic: بيلاروسيا
  • Arabic: روسيا البيضاء
  • Aragonese: Belarrusia
  • Aramaic: ܒܠܐܪܘܣ
  • Aramaic: ܒܠܪܘܣ
  • Armenian: Բելառուս
  • Armenian: Բելոռուս
  • Armenian: Պելառուսիա
  • Assamese: বেলাৰুছ
  • Asturian; Bable: Bielorrusia
  • Atayal: Belarus
  • Avaric: Belarusa
  • Avaric: Белорусс
  • Avaric: Белоруссия
  • Awadhi: बेलारूस
  • Aymara: Bilarus
  • Azerbaijani: Belarus
  • Balinese: Belarusia
  • Bambara: Belarusi
  • Banjar: Bilarusia
  • Bashkir: Беларусь
  • Basque: Bielorrusia
  • Bavarian: Weißrussland
  • Belarusian: Respublika Byelarus’
  • Belarusian: Беларуская Рэспубліка
  • Belarusian: Беларусь
  • Belarusian: Рэспу́бліка Белару́сь
  • Belarusian: Рэспубліка Беларусь
  • Bengali: বেলারুশ
  • Bengali: বেলোরুশিয়া
  • Bengali: শ্বেত রাশিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: बेलारूस
  • Bhojpuri: बेलारूसिया
  • Bhojpuri: बेलारूसिया रिपब्लिक
  • Bhojpuri: रिपब्लिक ऑफ़ बेलारूसिया
  • Bihari : बेलारूस
  • Bishnupriya: বেলারুস
  • Bislama: Belarus
  • Bosnian: Belorusija
  • Bosnian: Bjelorusija
  • Breton: Belarus
  • Breton: Byelarus
  • Bulgarian: Беларус
  • Bulgarian: Белорусия
  • Bulgarian: Република Беларус
  • Burmese: ဘီလာရုစ်
  • Burmese: ဘီလာရုဇ်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Belarús
  • Catalan: Bielorússia
  • Catalan: República de Belarús
  • Cebuano: Belarus
  • Cebuano: Biyelorusya
  • Central Bicolano: Belarus
  • Central Kurdish: بیلاڕووس
  • Central Kurdish: بیلاڕووسیا
  • Central Kurdish: بێلاڕووس
  • Chavacano: Bielorusia
  • Chechen: Белорусси
  • Cherokee: ᏇᎳᎷᏍ
  • Chinese: Belarus
  • Chinese: Báiéluósī
  • Chinese: 白俄罗斯
  • Chinese: 白俄羅斯
  • Chinese: 白罗斯/白羅斯
  • Chinese: 白羅斯
  • Church Slavic: Бѣла Роусь
  • Chuvash: Беларуç
  • Cornish: Belarussi
  • Corsican: Bielorussia
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Belarus
  • Croatian: Bjelorusija
  • Czech: Bělorusko
  • Dagbani: Belarus
  • Danish: Belarus
  • Danish: Hviderusland
  • Danish: Republikken Belarus
  • Dimli: Belarus
  • Dinka: Belaruc
  • Divehi: ބެލަރޫސް
  • Dutch: BLR
  • Dutch: BY
  • Dutch: Belarus
  • Dutch: Wit-Rusland
  • Dzongkha: བེ་ལ་རུ་སུ་
  • Dzongkha: བེ་ལ་རུ་སུ།
  • Dzongkha: བེལ་ཨ་རུ་སུ
  • Eastern Mari: Белоруссий
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: بيلاروسيا
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Hwitrussland
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Hwītrussland
  • English: BLR
  • English: Belorussia
  • English: Bielaruś
  • English: Bielorussia
  • English: Byeloruss
  • English: Byelorussia
  • English: Republic of Belarus
  • English: Respublika Belarus'
  • English: Respublika Bielaruś
  • English: White Russia
  • English: White Ruthenia
  • English: by
  • Erzya: Белорузия Республикась
  • Esperanto: BLR
  • Esperanto: Belarusio
  • Esperanto: Belarusujo
  • Esperanto: Belorusio
  • Esperanto: Belorusujo
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Belorusio
  • Esperanto: by
  • Estonian: Valgevene
  • Estonian: Valgevene Vabariik
  • Ewe: Belarus
  • Ewe: Belarus nutome
  • Extremaduran: Bielorrussia
  • Extremaduran: Bielorrússia
  • Faroese: Hvítarussland
  • Fijian Hindustani: Belarus
  • Finnish: Valko-Venäjä
  • Finnish: Valko-Venäjän tasavalta
  • Franco-Provençal: Bièlorussia
  • Franco-Provençal: Bièlorussie
  • French: BLR
  • French: BY
  • French: Belarus
  • French: Biélor.
  • French: Biélorussie
  • French: Bélarus
  • French: la République de Biélorussie
  • Frisian: Wit-Ruslân
  • Frisian: Wyt-Ruslân
  • Friulian: Bielorussie
  • Fulah: Belaruus
  • Fulah: Belaruusiya
  • Gaelic (Scots): A' Bhealaruis
  • Gaelic (Scots): A’ Bhealaruis
  • Gagauz: Biyaz Rusiya
  • Gallegan: Belarús
  • Gallegan: Bielorrusia - Беларусь
  • Gallegan: República de Belarús
  • Ganda: Belarus
  • Ganda: Belarusi
  • Georgian: ბელარუსი
  • Georgian: ბელორუსია
  • German: Belarus
  • German: Belorussland
  • German: Belorußland
  • German: Republik Belarus
  • German: Weissrussland
  • German: Weißrussland
  • German: Weißruthenien
  • German: Weißrußland
  • Goanese Konkani: Belarus
  • Goanese Konkani: बेलारूस
  • Gothic: 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐍄𐌰𐍂𐌿𐍃𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽𐌳
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία της Λευκορωσίας
  • Greek: Λευκορωσία
  • Guarani: Vielorrusia
  • Guarani: Vielorrúsia
  • Guianese Creole French: Byélorisi
  • Gujarati: બેલારુસ
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Byelorisi
  • Hakka Chinese: Belarus
  • Hausa: Belarus
  • Hausa: Belarusa
  • Hausa: Jamhuriyar Belarus
  • Hawaiian: Belarusa
  • Hebrew: בלארוס
  • Hebrew: בלרוס
  • Hindi: बेलारूस
  • Hungarian: Belarusz Köztársaság
  • Hungarian: Belorusszia
  • Hungarian: Fehéroroszország
  • Icelandic: Hvíta-Rússland
  • Ido: Bielorusia
  • Igbo: Belarus
  • Iloko: Bielorusia
  • Inari Sami: Vielgis-Ruošâ täsiväldi
  • Inari Sami: Vielgis-Ruoššâ
  • Indonesian: Belarus
  • Indonesian: Belarusia
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Bielorussia
  • Interlingue: Bielorussia
  • Irish: An Bhealarúis
  • Irish: an Bhealarúis
  • Italian: Bielorussia
  • Jamaican Creole English: Belarus
  • Japanese: ベラルーシ
  • Japanese: ベラルーシ共和国
  • Javanese: Bélarus
  • Kabardian: Урысыху
  • Kabiyé: Piyeloorusi
  • Kabyle: Byilurusya
  • Kalaallisut: Hvideruslandi
  • Kalmyk; Oirat: Цаһанорсин Орн
  • Kannada: ಬೆಲಾರಸ್
  • Kannada: ಬೆಲಾರುಸ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Belorussiya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Белоруссия
  • Kashmiri: بیلاروٗس
  • Kashubian: Biôłorus
  • Kashubian: Biôłorëskô
  • Kazakh: Беларус
  • Kazakh: Беларусь
  • Khmer: បេឡារុស
  • Kikuyu: Belarusi
  • Kinyarwanda: Belarusi
  • Kirghiz: БР
  • Kirghiz: Беларусия
  • Kirghiz: Беларусь
  • Kirghiz: Беларусь Республикасы
  • Komi-Permyak: Беларусь
  • Komi: Беларусь
  • Kongo: Belarusia
  • Korean: 베라루스
  • Korean: 벨라루스
  • Korean: 벨라루스 공화국
  • Korean: 벨로루시
  • Kurdish: Belarûs
  • Kurdish: بیلاڕووس
  • Ladin: Bieloruscia
  • Ladin: Bielorussia
  • Ladino: Bielorusia
  • Lao: Bielorusia
  • Lao: ປະເທດບີເອໂລລຸດ
  • Lao: ເບລາຣຸສ
  • Latin: Ruthenia Alba
  • Latvian: Baltkrievija
  • Letzeburgesch: Wäissrussland
  • Lezghian: Беларусия
  • Ligurian: Bielorùscia
  • Ligurian: Rùscia Giànca
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Wit-Rusland
  • Lingala: Bielorusia
  • Lingala: Byelorisi
  • Lithuanian: Baltarusija
  • Lithuanian: Gudija
  • Liv: Vāldakrīevõmō
  • Livvi: Beloruussii
  • Livvi: Valgo-Ven'a
  • Lojban: belrus
  • Lombard: Bielurüssia
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Wit-Ruslaand
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Wittrussland
  • Luba-Katanga: Byelorisi
  • Macedo Romanian: Arusia albã
  • Macedonian: Белорусија
  • Madurese: Belarus
  • Malagasy: Belarosia
  • Malagasy: Belarosy
  • Malagasy: Bielôrosia
  • Malay (generic): Belarus
  • Malayalam: ബെലറൂസ്
  • Malayalam: ബെലാറുസ്
  • Maltese: Belarus
  • Maltese: Belarussja
  • Maltese: Bjelorussja
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Belarussja
  • Maltese: il-Belarussja
  • Manipuri: ꯕꯦꯂꯥꯔꯨꯁ
  • Manx: Yn Velaroosh
  • Maori: Pērara
  • Marathi: बेलारूस
  • Mazanderani: بلاروس
  • Min Dong Chinese: Belarus
  • Min Nan Chinese: Belarus
  • Minangkabau: Belarus
  • Mingrelian: ბელარუსი
  • Moksha: Беларузмастор
  • Moldavian: Беларус
  • Mongolian: Беларусь
  • Mongolian: ꯕꯦꯂꯥꯔꯨꯁ
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: بيلاروس
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: بيلاروسيا
  • Nauru: Berarut
  • Navajo: Sǫʼ Łichíiʼnii Bikéyah
  • Ndebele, North: Bhelarusi
  • Neapolitan: Bielorussia
  • Nepali: बेलारुस
  • Nepali: बेलारूस
  • Newari: बेलारुस
  • Northern Frisian: Witjruslun
  • Northern Luri: روٙسیە ئسبی
  • Northern Sami: Vilges-Ruošša
  • Northern Sami: Vilges-Ruošša dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Hviterussland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Belarus
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hviterussland
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Hviterussland
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Hviterussland
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kviterussland
  • Novial: Belarus
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Bielorussia
  • Oriya: ବେଲାଋଷ
  • Oriya: ବେଲାରୁଷ୍
  • Oromo: Beelaarus
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Белорусси
  • Pali: बेलारूस
  • Pampanga: Belarus
  • Pampanga: Bielorusya
  • Pangasinan: Belaro
  • Panjabi: ਬੇਲਾਰੂਸ
  • Papiamento: Belarus
  • Persian: (نام دیگر و معروف، ولی نادرست:) روسیه سفید
  • Persian: بلاروس
  • Persian: بیلوروسی
  • Persian: روسیه‌ سفید
  • Picard: Biélorussie
  • Piemontese: Bielorussia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Belerus
  • Polish: Biała Ruś
  • Polish: Białoruś
  • Polish: Republika Białorusi
  • Pontic: Λευκορουσία
  • Portuguese: Belarus
  • Portuguese: Bielo-Rússia
  • Portuguese: Bielorrússia
  • Portuguese: República da Belarus
  • Portuguese: República da Bielorrússia
  • Pushto: بلاروس
  • Pushto: بیلاروس
  • Pushto: بېلاروس
  • Quechua: Belarús
  • Quechua: Bilarus
  • Raeto-Romance: Bielorussia
  • Romanian: Belarus
  • Romanian: Bielorusia
  • Romanian: Беларус
  • Rundi: Belausi
  • Russia Buriat: Беларусь
  • Russia Buriat: Белоросууд
  • Russian: Belarus’
  • Russian: Respublika Belarus’
  • Russian: Беларусь
  • Russian: Белая Русь
  • Russian: Белоруссия
  • Russian: РБ
  • Russian: Республика Беларусь
  • Rusyn: Білорусь
  • Rusyn: Білорусія
  • Samoan: Belarus
  • Sango: Belarüsi
  • Sanskrit: बेलारूस
  • Sanskrit: शुक्लरास्या
  • Santali: ᱵᱮᱞᱟᱨᱩᱥ
  • Santali: ᱵᱮᱞᱟᱨᱳᱥ
  • Sardinian: Bielorussia
  • Sardinian: Bielorùssia
  • Saterfriesisch: Wietruslound
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Wiissrussland
  • Scots: Belaroushie
  • Serbian: Belorusija
  • Serbian: Белорусија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Belorusija
  • Serbo-Croatian: Bilaṛuṣ
  • Shan: မိူင်းပႄႇလႃႇရုတ်ႈ
  • Shona: Belarus
  • Shona: Belarusi
  • Sicilian: Bielurussia
  • Sindhi: بيلاروس
  • Sindhi: بیلارس
  • Sinhalese: බෙලරුස්
  • Sinhalese: බෙලාරස්
  • Sinhalese: බෙලාරූස්
  • Skolt Sami: Belarus
  • Skolt Sami: Belaruuzz tääʹssväʹldd
  • Skolt Sami: Viõʹlǧǧes-Ruõšš
  • Skolt Sami: Viõʹlǧǧes-Ruõšš tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Bielorusko
  • Slovenian: Belorusija
  • Somali: Belarus
  • Sorbian, Lower: Běłoruska
  • Sorbian, Upper: Belarus
  • Sorbian, Upper: Běłoruska
  • Sotho, Northern: Belarus
  • Sotho, Southern: Belarus
  • South Azerbaijani: بلاروس
  • Spanish: Belarus
  • Spanish: Belarús
  • Spanish: Bielorrusia
  • Spanish: Republica de Belarus
  • Spanish: República de Belarús
  • Sranan: Belarusikondre
  • Sundanese: Bélarus
  • Swahili (generic): Belarus
  • Swahili (generic): Belarusi
  • Swati: IBhelalasi
  • Swedish: Belarus
  • Swedish: Republiken Belarus
  • Swedish: Vitryssland
  • Tachelhit: Bilaṛuṣ
  • Tagalog: Belarus
  • Tagalog: Biyelorusya
  • Tahitian: Belarus
  • Tahitian: Pierorūtia
  • Tajik: Беларус
  • Tajik: Белорус
  • Tamil: பெலருஸ்
  • Tamil: பெலாரஸ்
  • Taroko: Belarus
  • Tatar: Акрусия
  • Tatar: Беларус
  • Tatar: Беларус Республикасы
  • Tatar: Беларусия
  • Tatar: Беларусь
  • Tatar: Беларус Җөмһүрияте
  • Tatar: Белоруссия
  • Telugu: బెలారస్
  • Tetum: Bielorúsia
  • Thai: ประเทศเบลารุส
  • Thai: เบลารุส
  • Tibetan: བེ་ལུ་རུ་སུ།
  • Tibetan: བྷེ་ལ་རསུ།
  • Tigrinya: ቤላሩስ
  • Tok Pisin: Belaras
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Pelalusi
  • Tosk Albanian: Weißrussland
  • Tsonga: Belarus
  • Tumbuka: Belarus
  • Tunisian Spoken Arabic: روسيا البيضا
  • Turkish: Belarus
  • Turkish: Beyaz Rusya
  • Turkmen: Belarus
  • Turkmen: Belorussiýa
  • Twi: Belarus
  • Udmurt: Беларусь
  • Udmurt: Белоруссия
  • Uighur: بېلارۇسىيە
  • Uighur: بېلورۇسسىيە
  • Ukrainian: Білорусь
  • Ukrainian: РБ
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Білорусь
  • Urdu: بیلارس
  • Urdu: بیلاروس
  • Uzbek: Belarus
  • Venetian: Biełorùsia
  • Veps: Vaugedvenä
  • Veps: Vaugedvenäma
  • Veps: Vaugedvenäman Tazovaldkund
  • Veps: Vaugedvenän Tazovaldkund
  • Vietnamese: Belarus
  • Vietnamese: Bê-la-rút (Belarus)
  • Vietnamese: Bê-la-rút
  • Vlaams: Wit-Rusland
  • Vlax Romani: Belarus
  • Volapük: Belarusän
  • Walloon: Belarus
  • Waray (Philippines): Belarus
  • Waray (Philippines): Bielorrusia
  • Welsh: Belarus
  • Welsh: Belarws
  • Western Balochi: بیلاروسیه
  • Western Mari: Белорусси
  • Western Panjabi: بیلارس
  • Wolof: Belaarus
  • Wolof: Belaris
  • Wu Chinese: 白俄羅斯
  • Wu Chinese: 白羅斯
  • Yakut: Беларусь
  • Yiddish: בעלאַרוס
  • Yiddish: בעלארוס
  • Yiddish: װײַסרוסלאַנד
  • Yoruba: Bélárúsì
  • Yoruba: Bẹ̀lárùs
  • Yue Chinese: 白俄羅斯
  • Yue Chinese: 白羅斯
  • Zeeuws: Wit-Rusland
  • Zhuang: Belarus
  • Zulu: IBelarusi
  • Zulu: i-Belarus
  • Baltarosėjė
  • Belaruś
  • Belarûsseye
  • Belorusskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika
  • Bielarus
  • Bjołoruś
  • Boltkrīveja
  • Byelaruskaya Savyetskaya Satsyyalistychnaya Respublika
  • Byelarus’
  • Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic
  • Republic of Byelarus
  • Russie Vianghe
  • Valgõvinne
  • White Russian Soviet Socialist Republic
  • 白罗斯

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