About Belarus

Full name: The Republic of Belarus

Government type: presidential republic

Capital: Minsk (1,9000,000)

Population: 9,480,000 (73% in cities)

Major languages: Belarusian, Russian

Monetary unit: Belarusian, ruble

Total area: 80,154 sq mi (207,600 sq km)

Belarus is situated in the in the north-east of Europe and has international borders with five countries, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia

Weather Belarus has a moderate continental climate, with cool humid winters and warm summers Average temperatures in Belarus are vary across Belarus. In January, temperatures average from -4.5°C to -8°C. In July the average temperature is +17°C to +18.5°C. Some parts of Belarus experience sub-zero temperatures for more than a third of the year.

Why to visit Belarus? Belarus offers much more to travellers than you could ever fit into a single visit. The culture, outdoor activities, cuisine and historical sites will keep even the most experienced traveller busy.

The most captivating places of interest in Belarus include surprising castles and family manors, magnificent temples and monasteries, unique nooks of pristine nature, ancient engineering constructions, interesting museums and ethnographic villages, birthplaces of famous painters, writers, and scientists…

You can learn about the key places of interest of all the regions of Belarus, can get familiar with interesting facts and figures, can study the intriguing history and compile your own travel itinerary for the hospitable country in the center of Europe.