Much of the borders of Belarus took their modern shape in 1939 when some lands of the Second Polish Republic were reintegrated into it after the Soviet invasion of Poland and were finalized after World War II.
In 1945, Belarus became a founding member of the United Nations, along with the Soviet Union and the Ukrainian SSR.
Since a referendum in 1995, the country has had two official languages: Belarusian and Russian.
Belarus officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. Its strongest economic sectors are service industries and manufacturing.
  • Belarus is a landlocked country.
  • Belarus has largest boundary with Russia which is approximately 959 km.
  • Belarus has smallest boundary with Latvia which is approximately 171 km.
  • The largest river in Belarus is Dnieper which is 2290 km.
  • There are 3 seaports in Belarus.
  • The biggest export partner of Belarus is Russia.
  • The biggest import partner of Belarus is Russia.

National Facts of Belarus#

  • The national bird of Albania is White stork.
  • Cornflower is the national flower of Belarus.

Corn Flower, Foto source: PixaBay
Corn Flower
Foto source: PixaBay
White Stork, Foto source: PixaBay
White Stork
Foto source: PixaBay


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