Belarus Statistics

  • Capital: Minsk
  • Population: 9,625,888
  • GDP: $131,200,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    80,155 (sq miles)
    207,600 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: Belarusian ruble (BYB/BYR)

Belarus Facts

  • Belarus Facts... The literal translation of Belarus is “White Russia,” after the ancient term “Belaya Rus.” The “white” may refer to the beauty of the birch... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes... Potatoes, beets, peas, plums, pears and apples are typical in Belarus-an dishes with potatoes being the most plentiful. Learn More
  • Family... A traditional wedding gift is a rushnik (a handcrafted towel). Wedding guest are greeted with round rye bread and salt on a rushnik. Graduation from... Learn More
  • Fashion... People in Belarus¬†are fashionable and wear European clothes sometimes decorated with traditional embroidery. Rural people dress more casually. Elderly women cover their heads with scarfs.¬†... Learn More

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