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Vitebsk, Belarus
Vitebsk, Belarus

Vitebsk

The Vitebsk region of Belarus borders Russia, Lithuania and Latvia. The region is known as the Belarusian land of lakes
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    Capital:Minsk

    Location:Eastern Europe, east of Poland

    Currency:Belarusian rubles (BYB/BYR)

    Area:207,600 sq km

    Population:9,441,842 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:Russian (official) 70.2%, Belarusian (official) 23.4%, other 3.1% (includes small Polish- and Ukrainian-speaking minorities), unspecified 3.3% (2009 est.)

    Religion:Orthodox 48.3%, Catholic 7.1%, other 3.5%, non-believers 41.1% (2011 est.)

    TimeZone:UTC+2

    Tel Code:+375

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