facts about Belarus


facts about Belarus:

Nationality:  Belarusian
Languages: Russian
Religions: Eastern Orthodox
Population: 9,589,689
Median Age: 39.6 years
Population Growth rate: -0.2%
Birth Rate:  1.07%
Death Rate: 1.33%
Capital: Minsk
Electricity Production: 31.5 billion kWh
Electricity Exports: 3.704 billion kWh
Electricity Import: 66.71 billion kWh
Telephone Landlines: 4.5 million
Telephone- Mobile Cellular : 11.4 million
Airports: 65
Airports with Paved Runways: 33
Heliports: 1
Railways: 5528 km
Road Ways: 86,392 km
Water Ways: 2500 km
Passport Validity: Must be Valid for at least 3 months beyond scheduled departure

facts about Belarus

History of Belarus

After seven decades as a constituent republic of the USSR , Belarus attained its independence in 1991

It has retained closer political and economic ties to Russia than love any of the other former Soviet Republic


As part of the former Soviet Union Belarus had a relatively well developed though aging industrial base; it retained this industrial base which is now outdated energy inefficient and dependent on subsidized Russian energy and preferential access to Russian markets- following the breakup of the USSR

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