REPUBLIC OF
belarus

 

 

Capital - Minsk

Resident Population (as of the beginning of the 2018) - 9.5 mln. persons

National Currency - Belarusian ruble (from July, 1993)

 
NATURAL AND GEOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS AND Environment Protection
 

Borders on  Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine.

 

Share in total territory1,   % :

agricultural lands 41

forest area 42

water basin area 6

other 11

 

Specially  protected  territories (national parks, nature  reserves, wildlife preserves, special hunting reserves)
number, units - 6

total territory, thous. ha  - 69
2

 

The longest rivers,  km

(length along the territory of the state)

Dnieper - 700

Berezina - 561

Pripyat - 495

Sozh - 493

Neman - 436

 

The largest lakes, sq. km

Naroch - 79,6

Osveyskoye - 52,8

Chervonoye - 40,8

Lukomskoye - 37,7

Drivyaty - 36,1

 

The highest point, m

Mountain Dzerzhinskaya - 345

 

Average temperature (2017)

January -5,50C

July +17,40C

 

1 Categories of the lands are given according to national land code.

 

 

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