Official name: Republic of Belarus

Belarus Map OutlineCapital: Minsk
Total Area: 207,600 km2
Approximate population: 9,648,500
Location: Eastern Europe
Languages: Belorussian, Russian
Religions: Belorussian Orthodox>/a>, Roman Catholic
Currency: Belarus Rouble
Organizations: United Nations, Commonwealth of Independent States
World's 84th largest country
Borders: Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine

Interesting facts:
- Belarus is sometimes also known as 'White Russia'.
- Belarus has a literacy rate of over 99%.
- The unemployment rate in Belarus is very low, only 1.5%. Two-thirds of the total number of unemployed people are women.