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Location 

Belarus is located in the Eastern part of Europe. It shares borders with Russia in the North and East, Ukraine in the South-East, Poland in the West and Lithuania and Latvia in the North-East. 

Belarus is a landlocked, low-lying country with thick forests, flat marshes and vast, open fields.

Territory 

The area is 207.6 sq. km. Its length is 560 km (350 miles) from North to South and 650 km (460 miles) from East to West. Belarus is larger than Austria, Ireland or Greece and slightly smaller than Kansas.

Population is 10.0 mln. persons.

Distance from Minsk to selected European capitals

City Kms Miles
Amsterdam  1739 1 080
Berlin  1120 696
Budapest  1110 670
Helsinki  1148 713
Kiev  550 341
London  2180 1 355
Moscow  695 432
Paris  2129 1 323
Prague  1141 709
Rome  2268 1 409
Sofia  1753 1 089
Warsaw  536 333
Vienna  1164 723
Vilnius  182 113

 
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