Total Population (million): 9.70187
Annual growth rate: -0.6107662%
Urban population: 72.68%
Official Language: Russian and Byelorussian which are spoken by 80%
of the population.
Other languages spoken: It is important to note that other languages
are also used in this country such as Polish, Ukrainian, Lithuanian
Business language: Russian, fluently spoken, and English, well
spoken within companies having an international activity.
Religion: Orthodox 86%, Catholics 5%, Jews 5%, Others 4%.
Area: 207600 kmÂ²
Type of State: Republic based on parliamentary democracy but
actually it is dictatorship where President enjoys immense powers.
Type of economy: Lower-middle-income economy, Transition country
Entirely dependent on its trade with Russia. Important transit route
for Russian gas supplies to parts of Europe.
To call from Belarus, dial 810
To call in Belarus, dial 375
Internet suffix: .by
Access to electricity: n.c.