BELARUS



Total area: 207,600 sq km
Population:9.6 million
Government type: Presidential republic
Administrative division: 6 provinces (voblastsi, singular - voblasts') and 1 municipality
Capital + other major cities: Minsk (1.9 million) + Gomel (482,000), Vitebsk (366,000), Mogilev (365,000), Grodno (357,000), Brest (331,000)
Currency: Belarusian ruble (BYR)
Languages: Russian (official) 70.2%, Belarusian (official) 23.4%, other 3.1% (includes small Polish- and Ukrainian-speaking minorities), unspecified 3.3%
Ethnicity: Belarusian 83.7%, Russian 8.3%, Polish 3.1%, Ukrainian 1.7%, other 2.4%, unspecified 0.9%
Religion: Orthodox 48.3%, Catholic 7.1%, other 3.5%, non-believers 41.1%
President: (Mr.) Alexander Lukashenko (since 20 July 1994)
Prime Minister: (Mr.) Andrey KABYAKOV (since 27 December 2014)
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KEY SECTORS

The key industrial sectors include metallurgy, mechanical engineering (tractors and agricultural eauipment, cars, machine-tools and tools, instrument making, radio engineering, electro technical, electronic, optics-mechanical industry; and metal working), chemical and petrochemical, light industry and food industries.


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