The Belarusian flag has two horizontal stripes, one bigger red at the top and one thinner green at the bottom.
Furthermore, the flag's left edge is fringed with a characteristic Belarusian red and white pattern.
This decoration is used to decorate traditional garments and should represent the age of the Belarusian people as well as their physical dexterity and skills.
After a referendum, the flag was adopted in 1995, replacing the flag that Belarus used before annexing to the Soviet Union and after winning independence in 1991.
However, some interest groups continue to use the old flag to indicate their displeasure with the government, and they consider the 1995 vote to be illegal because it supposedly violated democratic ideals.
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Belarus is a country located in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Latvia and Lithuania to the northwest. It has a total land area of about 80,000 square miles, and is one of the least densely populated countries in Europe. Belarus has a rich history and culture, with a unique blend of Slavic, Eastern European, and Russian influences.
The history of Belarus dates back to ancient times, and the country has been inhabited by a variety of different cultures over the centuries. In the 19th century, Belarus was part of the Russian Empire, and gained its independence in 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Today, Belarus is a presidential republic with a president and prime minister.
Belarus is known for its stunning natural beauty, with a varied landscape ranging from the Belarusian Lakeland in the north to the Pripet Marshes in the south. The country is home to a number of protected areas, including the Belavezhskaya Pushcha National Park, which is home to a variety of plant and animal species, and the Braslav Lakes National Park, which is home to a number of historic ruins and landmarks.
The culture of Belarus is a blend of Slavic, Eastern European, and Russian influences, with the official language of the country being Belarusian. The majority of the population is Orthodox Christian, but there are also significant Roman Catholic and Protestant communities. Belarus is known for its rich cultural heritage, including its music, dance, literature, and art.
|Country codes||BY, BLR (ISO 3166-1)|
|Official name||Republic of Belarus|
|Official languages||Belarusian, Russian|
|Religion||91.0% Christianity, 7.8% No religion, 1.2% Other|
|Time zone||UTC+3 (MSK)|
|Member of||United Nations|
|Collective Security Treaty Organization|
|Commonwealth of Independent States|
|Eurasian Economic Union|
|Population density||47 per Km2 (121 people per mi2)|
|Urban Population||79.2 % of the population is urban (7,483,636 people in 2020)|
|Median age||40.3 years|
|Total area||The total land area is 202,910 Km2 (78,344 sq. miles)|
|Highest point||Dzyarzhynskaya Hara (346 m, 1 135 ft)|
|Lowest point||Neman (90 m, 295 ft)|
|GDP per capita||$ 7,302 (World Bank, 2021)|
|Currency||Belarusian ruble (Br, BYN)|
|Internet TLD||.by (click here to find and register domain name)|
|Country Wikipedia Page||Belarus Wikipedia Page|
Main Cities by Population in Belarus