Overview - Belarus

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Capital:Minsk
Area:207,600 km²
Population:10,293,011 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Belarusian, Russian, others.
Religion(s):Eastern Orthodox - 80%, others (Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and Muslim) - 20%.
Ethnic Group(s):Belarusian - 81.2%, Russian - 11.4%, Polish - 3.9%, Ukrainian - 2.4%, others - 1.1%.