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Belarus
(3,532 words)

Respublika Bielaruś (The Republic of Belarus)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

9,415,000

Area

210,000 sq. km (80,000 sq. mi)

Population density

45/sq. km (120/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

-0.15% (per 1,000: births 11, deaths 13)

Under 15 years

17%

Urban dwellers

79% (0.28% p.a.)

Largest cities

Minsk 2,028,000; Gomel 558,000; Mogilev 388,000; Grodno 387,000; Vitebsk 378,000; Brest 359,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian D…

Cite this page
“Belarus”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02BLR>
First published online: 2020



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