The Republic of Belarus

Basic information

Belarus lie in eastern Europe, between Poland and Russia. The republic is border with Poland, Ukraine, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania. The area of Belarus is 207.6 thousands sq/km. The population is 9.5 million people.

The climate

The climate is moderate. The weather in Belarus is mild, with cold winters and warm summers.


There are six regions in Belarus: Grodno, Gomel, Vitebsk, Brest, Mogilev ahd Minsk

Grodno region

Grodno is the oldest city in Belarus. The climate is moderate. The area of Grodno region is 25,127 sq/km. The population is 1.064.000 people.

Brest region

Brest is one of the most beautiful city in Belarus. The area is 32.787 sq/km. The population is 1989000 people. The Brest is famous for the Brest Fortress.

Gomel region

Gomel is the lagrest city in Belarus. The population is 1.423.900 people. The area is 40.400 sq/km. Gomel is famous for its fountains.

Mogilev region

Mogilev is beautiful city. The area is 29.000 sq/km. The population is 1076000 people. City is famous for Mogilev Town Holl.

Vitebsk region

Vitebsk is old Belarusian city. The population is 1.202.000 people and the area is 40.100 sq/km. Vitebsk famous for its Cherchs in Polotsk.

Minsk region

Minsk is the capital of Belarus.The area of Minsk is 39900 sq/km and the population is about two million people.

This city is very beautiful. Minsk is famous for its National Library

Belarusian landscape

The our country is famous for its beautiful nature. Belarusian landscape is very picturesque. The our republic has a lot of plains and moorlands. There are lowlands and hills in Belarus. It is very beautiful and amasing. The republic is famous for its lakes and rivers.

The place of natural beauty

I think ,the Braslav Lakes are places of natural beauty in Belarus. Near the Lakes,you can see forests with different animals and in the lakes inhabit a lot of fish.

The legend

And i want to tell you about very beautiful lake. The lake Naroch is very picturesque and populare has interesting legend. There is one of then legend.

Many years ago there lived a girl called Nara. She could sing very well and play the psaltery .She loved a young man and wonted to marry him. One day she was sitting near a large beautiful lake when a rich man saw her. He liked Nara so much that he wanted to marry her. As Nara had a groom she didn't to marry the rich man. But the rich man was very stubborn, and his servants killed Nara’s groom and took Nara to the rich man’s palace. The girl was so unhappy that when everybody was sleeping, she set fire to the palace , and ran away. When the rich man learned about it, he send his servants after Nara. As she couldn't run away from them, Nara dove into the lake anddied. From that time the lake was named Lake Naroch.

The and.