Belarus

Belarus's flagLocation: Eastern Europe
Official name: Republic of Belarus
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1991 / 1991
Capital city: Minsk
Population: 9.6 million / 120 people per sq mile (46 people per sq km)
Total land area: 80,154 square miles (207,600 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Belarussian (official language), Russian (official language)
Main religions: Orthodox Christian 80%, Roman Catholic 14%, Other 4%, Protestant 2%
Ethnic mix: Belarussian 81%, Russian 11%, Polish 4%, Ukrainian 2%, Other 2%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Belarussian rouble = 100 kopeks
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3086 kilocalories


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