Belarus (officially known as the Republic of Belarus) is a state in Eastern Europe. It is the 93rd most populous country in the world and the 84th largest by territory.
Its government is a unitary presidential republic.
Belarus is divided into 6 regions, with the capital, Minsk, having special status as a special administrative district.
Belarus borders with Lithuania to the northwest, Poland to the west, Latvia to the north, Russia to the east, and Ukraine to the south.
Official languages – Belarusian, Russian.
Capital – Minsk.
Biggest cities – Minsk, Gomel, Mogilev, Vitebsk, Grodno, Brest.
Form of government – Presidential republic.
Area – 207,595 km2.
Territory – 9,498,364.
Currency – Ruble.
ISO Code – BY.
IOC Code – BLR.
Time zone – UTC +3.