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Holidays in Belarus

National Holidays, Belarus 2019

Holidays in BelarusBelarus officially the Republic of Belarus is a landlocked country located in Eastern Europe. The country is known for its Stalinist architecture, grand fortification, and primeval forests.

 

 

 

Holidays in Belarus

DayDateHolidayComments
TuesdayJanuary 01New Year’s DayNavy Hod
MondayJanuary 07Orthodox Christmas day
FridayMarch 08Women’s day
SundayApril 21Easter Day
SundayApril 28Orthodox Easter dayMovable
WednesdayMay 01Labor day
TuesdayMay 07Commemoration DayRadonitsa
ThursdayMay 09Victor day
WednesdayJuly 03Independence dayLiberation of Belarus from the Nazis
ThursdayNovember 07October Revolution dayCommemorates the Russian Revolution
TuesdayDecember 24Christmas EveProbable bridge holiday
WednesdayDecember 25Christmas dayKalady Katalichkija

Capital of Belarus

The capital of Belarus is Minsk the most populous and largest city located on theSivlac and Nyamiha Rivers.

Prime Minister of Belarus

The current Prime Minister of Belarus is Siarhiej Rumas since 2018. Rumas was born in Gomel and moved with his family to Minsk in 1970.

Population of Belarus

The total population of Belarus is 9,439,441 as of Monday, March 11, 2019, according to the latest United Nations estimates. This number is just 0.12% of the total world population and currently, Belarus ranks at 52 in the list of populated countries. The majority of Belarus is urban which is about 75% of the total population of Belarus.

Flag of Belarus

The national flag of Belarus is a red and green flag with a white and red ornament pattern placed at the staff end. This flag is the updated version of the 195 flags that were used while the country was a republic of the Soviet Union.

Currency of Belarus

The currency of Belarus is the Belarusian Ruble and the most popular Belarus Ruble exchange rate is the BYR to EUR. The BYR is the symbol of the Belarusian Ruble.

Religions in Belarus

The majority of the population in Belarus follows Orthodox Christianity but there’s a sizeable Catholic minority as well. Before the separation there were1,650 Orthodox, 127 Roman Catholic, 657 Jewish, 32 Protestant, and several Muslim communities.

Dialing code of Belarus

The dialing code of Belarus is +375 which is used before IDD and then area code is combined to make calls.

Airports in Belarus

Belarus has 19 Airports and many of them are closed but the most popular ones are Minsk National Airport, Homiel Airport, Brest and Mahiliou Airport.

Top destinations of Belarus

Belarus is known for its beautiful places and among the most popular sports are Minsk, Brest, Grodno, and Nyasvizh which is a castle that shows the history of Belarus.

Area of Belarus

The total area of Belarus occupies is 207,595 sq. Km. which is about 80,200 sq. mi. Belarus is a flat country and it’s about 162 meters above sea level. The area of Belarus is similar to the UK.

GDP of Belarus

The GDP of Belarus was 54.44 billion USD in 2017 which makes the Belarus 72 largest economy in the world.

Sports in Belarus

The common sports in Belarus are track and field athletics, football, gymnastics, skiing, ice hockey, tennis, and wrestling.

 

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