The Republic of Belarus (Belarus) is located in the Eastern part of Europe. In the West it borders on Poland, in the North – West – Lithuania, in the North – Latvia, in the North – East and East – Russia, in the South – Ukraine.
The capital of Belarus is the city of Minsk, which is the biggest political, economic, scientific and cultural centre of the country. The population of Minsk is 1.729 million people. The people of Belarus are a kind and friendly. Belarus is welcoming to all visitors and interested in sharing its culture, traditions and sense of community with them.