has a temperate continental climate, with cold, snowy winters
and warm, pleasant summers. Humidity and precipitation is
generally high all year round.
Belarusian is an Eastern Slavonic language with
about 7.5 million speakers in
Belarus. It is closely related to Russian and Ukrainian.
The population of Belarus was 9.849 thousand
people. 53.2% are women, 46.8% are men. 74% of the population live in
towns and cities, 26% in rural areas.
Minsk is the capital and largest city in Belarus.