Belarus

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About Country

Capital
Minsk
Population
Approximately 9.4 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
46 people per square kilometer
GDP
$63.7 billion (2020 estimate)
Language
Belarusian and Russian are both official languages, with Russian being more commonly spoken
Currency
Belarusian ruble (BYN)
National Dish
Draniki, a type of potato pancake often served with sour cream
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion, with the majority of the population being Eastern Orthodox
Climate
Belarus has a temperate continental climate, with cold winters and warm summers
Main Industries
Manufacturing, especially in the areas of heavy machinery, chemicals, and textiles, as well as agriculture and forestry
Level of Development
Belarus is considered an upper-middle-income country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 53 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 207,600 square kilometers

Explore the hidden gem of Eastern Europe, Belarus 🇧🇾. Marvel at ancient castles 🏰, immerse yourself in pristine nature 🌲, and experience the warmth of the local hospitality 🤗. Uncover the rich history and vibrant culture that make this captivating country a must-visit destination!

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Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Belarus include:

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    Mir Castle Complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that includes a 16th-century castle, a museum, and beautiful gardens.

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    Brest Fortress, a historic site that played an important role in World War II and now serves as a museum and memorial.

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    Nesvizh Castle, another UNESCO World Heritage Site that features a stunning palace and park complex.

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    Pripyatsky National Park, a unique ecosystem of wetlands and forests that is home to a diverse array of wildlife.

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    Minsk, the capital city, which offers a mix of modern amenities and Soviet-era architecture, as well as numerous museums and cultural attractions.

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    Khatyn Memorial, a moving tribute to the victims of Nazi atrocities during World War II.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Belarus has to offer. Visitors to the country can also enjoy delicious cuisine, cultural festivals, and the warm hospitality of the Belarusian people.

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