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Belarus Flag The Republic of Belarus is a landlocked country in eastern Europe. It shares land borders with Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Ukraine.

As of 2009, the population of Belarus was estimated as being 9,648,533. The country's capital and largest city is Minsk, which, as of 2007, had an estimated population of 1,830,700 Other important cities in Belarus include Brest, Grodno (Hrodna), Gomel (Homiel), Mogilev (Mahilyow) and Vitebsk (Viciebsk).

Map of Belarus

Belarus Country Details


Country Name Belarus
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Eastern Europe
Flag Belarus Flag
Principal Languages
  • Belarusian
  • Russian
  • Capital Minsk
    Major Towns/Cities
  • Babruysk
  • Baranovich
  • Barysau
  • Brest
  • Homel
  • Hrodna
  • Mazyr
  • Minsk (Capital)
  • Mogilev
  • Navapolatsk
  • Orsha
  • Pinsk
  • Salihorsk
  • Vitebsk


  • Web Sites about Belarus


    Gorki Park, Minsk, Belarus
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    Victory Square, Minsk, Belarus

    Books about Belarus


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    Belarus (Bradt Travel Guide)
    By Nigel Roberts

    Bradt Travel Guides
    Paperback (272 pages)

    Belarus (Bradt Travel Guide)
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    Lawyer-turned-author and charity worker Nigel Roberts is one of the leading experts on Belarus, a much misunderstood country that is gradually opening up more to the rest of the world. This new edition remains the only dedicated English-language guide to Belarus and will be of particular interest to the growing number of visitors from the USA interested in tracing the history of their Jewish families. The promotion of tourism to Belarus was growing rapidly when the first edition was published in June 2008, and the rate of growth has continued to the present day, not least due to the country’s increasing profile in world sport.
    Lonely Planet Eastern Europe (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet, Mark Baker, Emilie Filou, Anthony Ham & Andrea Schulte-Peevers

    Lonely Planet Publications
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Eastern Europe is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sample a locally brewed beer in the heart of Prague's perfectly preserved Old Town, marvel at the masterpieces in St Petersburg's Hermitage museum or explore Croatia's sparkling coastline by boat; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Eastern Europe and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet's Eastern Europe Travel Guide:

    • Full-colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, landscapes, wildlife and cuisine.
    • Over 71 colour maps
    • Covers Albania, Belarus, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Eastern Europe, our most comprehensive guide to Eastern Europe, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

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    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

    About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

    Kiev: A Travel Guide for Your Perfect Kiev Adventure!: Written by Local Ukrainian Travel Expert (Kiev, Ukraine travel guide, Belarus Travel Guide)
    By Project Nomad

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    Paperback (56 pages)

    Kiev: A Travel Guide for Your Perfect Kiev Adventure!: Written by Local Ukrainian Travel Expert (Kiev, Ukraine travel guide, Belarus Travel Guide)
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    Do you have Wander Lust? Really want to see something different?
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    Belarus - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
    By Anne Coombes

    Kuperard
    Paperback (168 pages)

    Belarus - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
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    Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships. Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience. Contents include: * customs, values, and traditions * historical, religious, and political background * life at home * leisure, social, and cultural life * eating and drinking * dos, don'ts, and taboos * business practices * communication, spoken and unspoken
    Lonely Planet Eastern Europe (Travel Guide)
    By Lonely Planet, Carolyn Bain, Greg Bloom, Steve Fallon & Tim Richards

    Brand: Lonely Planet
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    Lonely Planet Eastern Europe (Travel Guide)
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    Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

    Lonely Planet Eastern Europe is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip and what hidden discoveries await you. Sample a locally brewed beer in the heart of Prague's perfectly preserved Old Town, marvel at the masterpieces in St Petersburg's Hermitage museum or explore Croatia's sparkling coastline by boat; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Eastern Europe and begin your journey now!

    Inside Lonely Planet's Eastern Europe Travel Guide:

    • Colour maps and images throughout
    • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
    • Insider tips save you time and money, and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
    • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips and prices
    • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
    • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including history, art, literature, cinema, music, landscapes, wildlife and cuisine.
    • Free, convenient pull-out Prague map (included in print version), plus over 129 maps
    • Useful features - including Itineraries, Month by Month (annual festival calendar) and Countries at a Glance
    • Coverage of Albania, Belarus, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine and more

    The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Eastern Europe, our most comprehensive guide to Eastern Europe, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

    • Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out the relevant Lonely Planet Travel Guides, for comprehensive looks into what each country has to offer.

    Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Tom Masters, Carolyn Bain, Mark Baker, Greg Bloom, Chris Deliso, Marc Di Duca, Peter Dragicevich, Mark Elliott, Steve Fallon, Anna Kaminski, Anja Mutic, Brandon Presser, Tim Richards, Tamara Sheward and Luke Waterson.

    About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.


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