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Official NameThe Republic of Belarus
Country Meaning(White Russian)
MottoLong Live Belarus! (unofficial) (No official motto)
AnthemMy Belarusy (We, the Belarusians)
Population9,349,645 (0.12% of the world)
LanguagesRussian (official) 70.2%, Belarusian (official) 23.4%, other 3.1% (includes small Polish- and Ukrainian-speaking minorities), unspecified 3.3% (2009 est.)
Alpha Code »BY / BLR
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Belarusian ruble (Br BYN)
Central Bank »National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Calling Codes+375
Area Total Area: 207,600 km2 (80,200 sq mi)
Land: 202,900 km2 (78,300 sq mi)
Water: 4,700 km2 (1,800 sq mi)
RegionEastern Europe
Lat/Long53.7098070, 27.9533890
Timezone1 timezone(s)