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Belarus Country Information

Belarus is officially known as Republic of Belarus. It is an ancient Slavonic country in Eastern Europe. Belarus bordered on the north by Russia, on the south by Ukraine, west by Poland and northwest by Lithuania and Latvia. Belarus?s capital is the city of Minsk. The total length of the state border makes up 2,969 km. The country total area is 80,155 sq mi. around one third of Belarus is covered with forest. It is covered largely by forests and lakes, which are rich in wildlife, and is crossed by major rivers such as the Dnieper. Forest land is occupied 80,200 sq mi in Belarus. Belarus?s largest rivers are the Dnieper, the Western Dvina, the Nieman, the Bug; the biggest lake is Naroch. Belarus had two official languages they are Russian and Belarusian. The currency of Belarus is the Belarusian ruble. The Country total population is 9,648,533 in 2009 estimation. Until 20th century, this country people were lacked the opportunity to create a distinctive national identity because for centuries the lands of modern-day Belarus belonged to several ethnically different countries. After the 1919 Belarus became one of the founding constituent republic of the Soviet Union. Belarus gained their independence in 1991. Belarus?s important agricultural products are potatoes and cattle byproducts, including meat. The most profitable agricultural exports in 2000 were butter, alcoholic beverages, condensed milk, beef, and cheese. Belarus has historically leaned to different religions. Belarus main religion is Eastern Orthodox. The country largest cities are Brest, Grodno (Hrodna), Gomel (Homiel), Mogilev (Mahilyow) and Vitebsk (Viciebsk). The Belarus country is especially beautiful in summer when travelers.

Belarus Recreation, Culture and Attractions

Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. In this country recreation means traveling and living in a wide range of picturesque places. There are a lot of interesting places for recreation and tourism. Recently they are started to develop ecotourism and agritourism in Belarus. Belarus has strong musical tradition. Modern music is developed highly from the 16th century in Belarus. Belarus enjoys a rich cultural and artistic heritage that dates back many centuries. Nowadays the art culture is also equally varied and dynamic in Belarus. There are numerous art exhibitions, musicals, theatrical performances and cinema festivals. Drama also plays a central role in the culture of Belarus. Belarus has many tourist attractions. In various cities in of Belarus, there are many spots of tourist interest. There are many frequently visited places of Belarus attractions. There are also many good hotels where the tourists can put up with while their stay in Belarus. Belarus is home for most important sports personalities. The Belarus people love to sports. The sports of Belarus have created one of the important domains that have made the country a popular landmark in the world. The Belarus popular sports are gymnastics, skating, fencing, wrestling, canoing and rowing. Belarus has continental climate. This country has mild and humid winter warm summer and wet autumn. Sometimes in the South-West temperature is -40°C and -80C in the North-east of the country.

Belarus Country Demographics

Belarus total population - 9,648,533
Belarus male population - 4,491,549
Belarus female population - 5,156,984
Belarus Jews population - 28,000
Belarus Poles population - 400,000
Belarus Lipka Tatars population - 15,000
Belarus Armenians and Ruska Roma population - 10,000
Belarus Azeris population - 6,400
Belarus Armenians and Azeris population - 10,000

Belarus School Information

Belarus has two official languages there are Belarusian and Russian. So their education system is Russian and Belarusian in Belarus. In Belarus education is primary and secondary schools are required for children from the ages of six until fifteen. The present education system was established by decree in 1994. There are three universities in Belarus. The largest university is the Belarussian State University. There are four polytechnical institutes and 19 educational institutes. Vocational education is also important links of the national educational system. Belarusian education is popular among foreign students.

Belarus Country Symbols

Belarus state Flag
Belarus state Flag
Belarus state Mammal
Belarus state Mammal
Belarus state Bird
Belarus state Bird
White Stork
Belarus state Flower
Belarus state Flower
Belarus state Song
Belarus state Song
My Belarusy

Belarus Country History

The Belarus is located in the Eastern part of Europe. It is also known was Republic of Belarus. In the 6th century the Belarus was first settled by Slavic tribes. They are moving came and into contact with the Varangians, bands of Scandinavian warriors and traders. The Kievan Rus' state began in about 862 around the city of Kiev or alternatively around the present day city of Novgorod. On 13th century the Grand Duchy began its rise to power under the reign of Mongol. On this the Duchy was involved in several military campaigns, including fighting on the side of Poland against the Teutonic Knights at the Battle of Grunwald in 1410. This joint victory was allowed the Duchy to control the northwestern border lands of Eastern Europe. On 2nd February 1386, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Kingdom of Poland were exerted a strong religious and cultural influence. In 1486 the Belarus was annexed to the Russian Empire an attempt to reunite the Kievan Rus' lands. In 1795 the union between Poland and Lithuania ended with the partitioning of Poland by imperial Russia, Prussia and Austria. On this time the territories of Belarus were came into possession by the Russian Empire, under the reign of Catherine II and held until their occupation by German Empire during World War I. On 1918 March 25th Belarus people first declared independence. After the Polish-Soviet war on 1920, western Belarus was occupied by Poland. The Belarusian People's Republic was created while under German occupation and it was one of the first attempts to "Westernize" Belarus. In 1941 Belarus fully occupied by the German army. In 1945 The Great Patriotic War of the Soviet people against fascist aggressors ended. In this time Belarus becomes a member of the Organisation of the Incorporated Nations. The Country was conducted first presidential elections in the year of 1994. Alexander Lukashenko becomes the first President of the Republic of Belarus. Now Today the Republic of Belarus is a well developed agro industrial sovereign state.

Belarus Country Tourist Information

Belarus is a land locked country, it has many tourist attractions. The most frequently visited places of Belarus attractions are Brest Fortress in Brest, Radzivills Residence at Nesvizh, Mir Castle, Victory Square at Minsk, Zhuravinka at Minsk, Minsk Sea, Max Show, Mount of Gloey, Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve, Minsk Motorcycle Factory. There are also many good hotels where the tourists can put up with while their stay in Belarus. Some of attractions are the Church St Simon and Helena is also known as Red Church. It is build between 1908 and 1910. The Lake Narach is one of the largest lakes in Belarus. The Park Pobedy is Victory Park in Minsk is one of best places in the city. Belarus is home for many attractions.

Belarus Country Transportation

Belarus Transportation is advanced enough to ensure convenient Belarus Travel for international tourists. Belarus has two airports they are Minsk International airport and Minsk-I. Mostly the country transportation system is depend on the railway system that connect various parts of the country together as well as links Belarus with adjoining countries of Russia and Poland. There are regular trains between Minsk and practically every major capital in Europe. Roads in Byelorussia are better than in Russia. There are several bus stations in Minsk, though most of international arrivals come to the Central Bus Terminal in Belarus. This terminal offers few facilities of its own, because it is next to the Central Rail Terminal.

Belarus Taxes

Belarus Country Corporate tax rate on the sale of products, goods, services and other assets, plus other incomes - 24%
Belarus Country Corporate tax rate of local taxes - 3%
Belarus Country Corporate tax aggregate rate of profits tax - 26.3%
Belarus Country Corporate tax rate for smaller businesses - 8%
Belarus Country Corporate tax rate on capital investment - 5%
Belarus Country Corporation tax in FEZ after five years - 12%
Belarus Country Income tax - 12% to 30%
Belarus Country Income tax for HTP employees - 9%
Belarus Country VAT standard rate - 20%
Belarus Country VAT reduced rate - 10%
Belarus Country turnover tax - 3%
Belarus Country excise taxes - 10% to 75%
Belarus Country VAT on most goods - 18%
Belarus Country VAT in FEZ - 10%
Belarus Country Turnover tax - 1%
Belarus Country Personal Tax - 12%
Belarus Country Valued Added Tax - 18%
Belarus Country Payroll tax - 35%
Belarus Country corporate income tax for resident companies - 30%
Belarus Country employer payroll tax for social security and employment taxes - 64.8%
Belarus Country excise tax rates on alcoholic beverages and tobacco goods - 15%
Belarus Country excise tax rates on Hydrocarbon liquefied gas and natural compressed gas - 208,400 Belarusian rubles (Br) per tonne or 1,000 cubic meters
Belarus Country excise tax rates on other feuls - 24% and 34%
Belarus Country tax rate for unfiltered cigarettes - 30%
Belarus Country tax rate for filtered cigarettes - 17%

Belarus Universities

Belarusian State University, Minsk, Belarus - 29000 Students
Academy of Public Administration (Belarus), Minsk, Belarus - 10,000 students
Belarusian State Technological University, Minsk, Belarus - 800 students
Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics, Minsk, Belarus - 15,000 students
Belarusian State Academy of Arts, Minsk, Belarus - 1,300 students

Belarus Religions

Belarus Orthodox Christians Population is 70%
Belarus Catholics Population is 20%
Belarus Christian population is 96%
Belarus Muslim Population is 0.1%
Belarus other Population is 3.9%

Belarus Provinces

Brest Province, Belarus - Population 1,445,600
Homyel Province, Belarus - Population 1,495,100
Hrodna Province, Belarus - Population 1,123,400
Minsk Province, Belarus - Population 1,474,100
Mahilyow Province, Belarus - Population 1,146,800
Vitsebsk Province, Belarus - Population 1,294,700

Belarus Country Government

Belarus gained their independence on 1991 August 25th. Belarus is a presidential republic country. The country government was divided in three branches. They are legislative, executive, and judiciary. The legislature's two subordinate state committees are the State Customs Committee and the State Security Committee. The executive branch also includes the Cabinet of Ministers, composed of the heads of Belarus's twenty-six ministries. Judicial power is vested in a court system headed by the Constitutional Court, which consists of eleven judges who are nominated by the president and appointed by the Supreme Soviet. Under the constitution the president is elected once every five years. However, after a disputed vote in 1996, the term was changed from five years to seven years. The house of Representatives has appointed the prime minister. Any Belarusian citizen who has the right to vote and is at least twenty-one years old is eligible to stand for election as a deputy. The Belarus?s constitution was also changed by Lukashenko in 2004 to lift the two-term limit for the presidency. The Belarusian government called the assessment "quite far from reality".

Belarus country Economy

Trade, industries and services are the main income for the Belarus economy. Belarus economy is also based on agriculture and mining. The farming outputs of Belarus are milk, meat, grain, potato, sugar, rapes and vegetables. The manufacturing outputs of Belarus are vehicles, chemicals, petrochemicals, fertilizers, metals and transport items. The mined outputs of Belarus are natural gas, timber and oil. Belarus imports are machinery, metals, food items and electrical things. Countries export items are vehicles, chemicals, fibers, petrochemicals and fertilizers. In 1993 the Belarus is a member in World Trade Organization. Textiles and wood products are also play major role in its economy. In 2006 Belarus and Russia has relationships in trading.

Belarus country Parks

There are three national parks in Belarus. They are "Belovezhskaya Pushcha", "Braslav Lakes" and ?Narochanski National Park?. The Belovezhskaya Pushcha is located on 70 km (43 mi) north from Brest (BE). The forest is home for 800 wisent the continent's heaviest land animals. There is a small restaurant, museum, snack bar and hotel facilities also. Braslav Lakes park is a unique ecosystem with a number of lakes and large area of pine forest with a general area of about 700 km 2. It is one of the seven Belarus National Parks. The major part of the area is occupied by different types of bogs in the park. The forests of Belarus are rich in valuable species of trees. They are pine tree, spruce, oak, birch tree, aspen, alder.