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Customs and Traditions of Belarus

Customs and Traditions of Belarus

Population and religion According to Countryaah, most of the population of Belarus are Slavs: Belarusians (about 84%), Russians (more than 8%), Poles (3%), Ukrainians (almost 2%). Jews also live in the country (0.1%). More than half of the country’s inhabitants (almost 60%) identify themselves as belonging to some religious denomination. Of the believers, about 82% consider themselves Orthodox, 12% Catholics, 4% Muslims and Hindus, 2% Protestants (including varieties of Protestantism) and Old Believers. Language The official languages in Belarus are…

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Belarus Human Geography

Belarus Human Geography

Belarus, colloquially often Belarus, officially Respublika Belarus, German Republic of Belarus, landlocked country in Eastern Europe with (2019) 9.5 million residents; The capital is Minsk. Geography Vegetation According to 800zipcodes, over 40% of the state’s area is covered by forests (mostly mixed forests). In the north the spruce trees dominate as typical representatives of the Eurasian coniferous forest taiga, together with birch trees; Pine trees are prevalent everywhere. In a central zone, the warmth-loving hornbeams step next to the pines,…

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