Formal Name: Republic of Belarus
European Union Membership: NO.
N.A.T.O. Membership: NO
Form of Government: Republic
Surface: 207.595 km2. Belarus is the 86th largest country in the world.
Population: aprox. 9.503.000
Density: 45.8 persons / square km
GDP Nominal: aprox. 38,68 billion Euros. GDP Nominal per capita: aprox. 4.100 Euros
Official Language: Belarusian and Russian
Other used languages:
Capital City: Minsk
National Holyday: 3 July
Independence date: 27 July 1990 from the Soviet Union
Currency used: Belarusian Ruble (BYR)
Main Religions: Russian Orthodox Christianity
Particular things: During the World War II Belarus lost approximately 30% of the population.