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Republic of Belarus

The republic of Belarus is situated in the center of Europe on the watershed of the Baltic and Black Seas. The capital is the city of Minsk. Belarus borders on Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia and Ukraine. The total length of the state border makes up 2,969 km. Geographic and climatic conditions favor the development of transport and economic relations.

The distance between Minsk and the capitals of neighboring states is as follows:

  • Vilnius -180 km
  • Riga - 470 km
  • Warsaw - 550 km
  • Kiev 580 km
  • Moscow - 700 km

General information:

Languages
Russian, Belarusian

Religions
Orthodox Christians (70 per cent)
Catholics (15-20 per cent)

Time
GMT + 2

Electricity
~ 220 V, 50 Hz, European socket (2-pins)

 


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