There is a wonderful saying, "People Don't Take Trips, Trips Take People". Belarus is an experience that takes you one step closer to life. The East European country is exceptional from every corner and emerges like heaven-on-earth. Lush green forests, unique wildlife, ravishing waterfalls, ultra-urban spaces, trending cafe culture are the pinnacles of its wonder. The landlocked Republic is a sheer amalgamation of spectacular architectural creations, admirable natural wonders, and warm-hearted natives. The sky-kissing structures encompassed by the large spread of tall-trees and crystal-clear lakes that change colors when the sun sets on the horizon and admires the esthetics of the country. Buckle up and commence an exciting venture full of surprises with Belarus tourism.
USEFUL INFO. ABOUT BELARUS
OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of Belarus
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: Unitary Presidential Republic
CAPITAL & LARGEST CITY: Minsk
POPULATION: 9,408,400 (2020 est.)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S): Belarusian and Russian
LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Belarusian, Russian, Polish, Yiddish, Ukrainian, and others
ETHNICITY: Belarusians, Russians, Poles, Ukrainians, and others
CURRENCY: Belarusian Ruble (BYN)
AREA: 207,595 km2 (80,153 sq. mi)
MAP REFERRED: Europe
REGION: Eastern Europe
HIGHEST POINT: Dzyarzhynskaya Hara at 346 m (1,135 ft) above sea level
LOWEST POINT: Neman River at 90 m (295 ft)
NEIGHBOURING PLACES: Russia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Ukraine
NATIONAL SYMBOL: National Emblem
National COLOURS: Red, Green, and White (colors of the National flag)
FAMOUS FOR: Belarusian Sweets, Chocolate Candies, Glazed Cranberry, Unique Architecture, Natural Beauty, and much more
TIME ZONE: UTC+3 (FET)
DRIVING SIDE: Right
LITERACY RATE: 99.7%
AIRPORTS IN BELARUS: There are 7 Airports in Belarus
Minsk International 1 Airport
Minsk International 2 Airport
AVG. COST PER DAY: USD 35 per day
NETWORK / CONNECTIVITY
The telecommunication network and connectivity of Belarus are predominantly urban. 60% of internet users are found in the capital city, Minsk. The internet is used in numerous sites like schools, universities, companies, industries, and many other places.
In recent years, internet cafes have become popular all over Belarus and the number of ISPs has increased immensely. Beltelecom is the major ISP of Belarus, other providers are BeST CJSC, COSMOS Telecom, Gomelsky RTSC Garant, A1 Belarus, and a lot more. 9757.12 KBps is the average internet speed in Belarus as per the 2017 estimation.
The usage of ADSL has increased in the past few years. Today every 1 in 4 houses has an ADSL connection plus improved services. More and more towers are set up in several areas and the offers and schemes provided by the brands increase the interest of the users.
There are many free Wi-Fi hotspots available in Belarus like Minsk (4,707 Free Wi-Fi's), Mahilyow (631 Free Wi-Fi's), Gomel (594 Free Wi-Fi's.), Brest (529 Free Wi-Fi's), Vitebsk (490 Free Wi-Fi's) and many other places. The average cost of the internet in Belarus differs from brand to brand. If the visitors do not want to buy local plans, they can certainly stick to the free Wi-Fi services for calling and texting.