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Information about Belarus.

Country: Belarus
ISO code/s BY / BLR
From year1991

Belarus (officially the Republic of Belarus), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital is Minsk; other major cities include Brest, Hrodna (Grodno), Homiel (Gomel), Mahilyow (Mogilev) and Vitsebsk (Vitebsk). Over 40% of its 207,600 square kilometres is forested. Its strongest economic sectors are service industries and manufacturing.