Where is Belarus?

Belarus is located in the Eastern Europe region at latitude 53.709807 and longitude 27.953389 and is part of the European continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 53Β° 42' 35.31'' N
  • 27Β° 57' 12.20'' E

You can see the location of Belarus on the world map below:

Belarus location on the map pointed out by a flag pin.

Belarus Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Belarus (BY) are:

  1. Latvia (LV)
  2. Lithuania (LT)
  3. Poland (PL)
  4. Russian Federation (RU)
  5. Ukraine (UA)

Belarus is a landlocked country, which means it does not have direct access to the open ocean.

Belarus Related Content

Belarus Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: 53.709807
Longitude: 27.953389
Country CodesAlpha 2: BY
Alpha 3: BLR
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡§πŸ‡Ύ
Int. Phone Prefix+375
Capital cityMinsk
Eastern Europe
Country Area207,600 sq km
Population 20219,340,314
World Rank: 96
Median Age40.2
Life expectancy72.4
Major languagesRussian (official) 70.2%, Belarusian (official) 23.4%, other 3.1% (includes small Polish- and Ukrainian-speaking minorities), unspecified 3.3% (2009 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+03:00
Internet TLD.by
Biggest AirportMinsk National Airport (MSQ)
Average temperature6.15 Β°C
43.07 Β°F
Administrative Divisions6 oblasts 1 city
Political systemPresidential republic

Belarus Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupUpper middle income
World Bank RegionEurope & Central Asia
CurrencyBelarusian Ruble (BYN)
GDP in 2020$61.5 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 75
GDP per capita in 2020$6,555
World Rank: 89
Major Industries / Economic SectorsManufacturing, agriculture, energy, services
Top 5 Import CountriesRussia, China, Poland, Germany, Ukraine
Top 5 Export CountriesRussia, China, Germany, Poland, Netherlands

Biggest Cities in Belarus

Here are the largest cities in Belarus based on 2021 data:

City Population
Minsk 2,009,786
Homyel' 510,300
Vitsyebsk 364,800
Mahilyow 357,100
Hrodna 356,900
Brest 340,318
Babruysk 212,200
Baranavichy 174,183
Horad Barysaw 155,389
Pinsk 125,900

Map of Belarus with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Eastern Europe Region