Full name: The Republic of Belarus
Government type: presidential republic
President: Alexander Lukashenko
Capital: Minsk (1 million 885,1 thousand)
Population: 9 million 465,2 thousand
Major languages: Belarusian, Russian
Monetary unit: Belarusian ruble (Br)
Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia in the north and east, Ukraine in the south, Poland in the west and Lithuania and Latvia in the north. With a complex history and rich architecture Belarus is a wonderful place to explore no matter what time of year. With a diverse geographyand a passion for natural history and wildlife Belarus would be an outdoor enthusiasts' dream. Whether this is your first visit to Belarus or your fifth, come explore all it has to offer.