Minsk is one of the most populated cities in Belarus, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country. Located in Europe, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 53.52N latitude / 27.30E longitude. For routing in Minsk, please check the free driving directions Minsk service below.
When you visit Belarus, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Belarusian, Russian, and the officially used currency is Belarusian ruble (BYN), since 1993.
Minsk, the capital city, has numerous population; 1 769 500 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Minsk counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Belarus, bears 9 452 113 sum citizens spreading on its 80 154,78 sq mi / 207 600 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Belarus is Unitary presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: N/A, while saluting for the national anthem called: N/A.
Google maps Minsk, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Belarus and the neighboring countries like Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine.
Please look at this country’s information page for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Belarus Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Belarus
Much of Belarus (formerly the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic of the USSR, and then Byelorussia) is a hilly lowland with forests, swamps, and numerous rivers and lakes. There are wide rivers emptying into the Baltic and Black seas. Its forests cover over one-third of the land, and its peat marshes are a valuable natural resource. The largest lake is Narach, 31 sq mi (79.6 sq km).