About Belarus

About Belarus

Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. Belarus is a beautiful country, home of many dreamy castles, some of them are part of UNESCO.

The largest city is Minsk which is also become a hub for global summits and sporting events such as the 2019 European Games.

Belarus is rich in natural resources such as peat deposits, granite, and dolomite. There are three major rivers that run through the country namely Neman, Pripyat, and the Dnieper.

The culture, outdoor activities, cuisine, and historical sites will keep even the most experienced traveler busy.

Capital:   Minsk

Its capital and most populous city are Minsk.

Population: 94.8 lakhs

Currency: Belarusian ruble coded as BYN

Language: Belarusian, Russian


There is a total of 7 international airports.

Minsk National Airport is the buzziest airport

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The capital city Minsk has pulsing nightlife, excellent museums, and an impressive ensemble of Stalin-era architecture. The city is clean and fashionable with trendy cafés, sushi bars, restaurants, art galleries.

Brest has a striking war monument and museum. Another capturing thing is the Brest Railway Museum with full-scale trains, at least more than 50 locomotives, and passenger cars on display.

Vitebsk is famed for being the birthplace of artist Marc Chagall. The Chagall House Museum, his former home, displays some of his early works. There’s an interesting collection of weapons and artifacts in the Vitebsk Regional Museum.

Polotsk is another city that is worth exploring and it is the oldest city in Belarus, there are several heritage buildings like the medieval Cathedral of Saint Sophia, which was restored in the Baroque style, or the many cultural museums in the city.

The biggest old-growth European forest – Belovezhskaya Pushcha – is situated in Belarus.

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