Interesting Facts about Belarus

The country isn’t heard of much but here are some fascinating facts about it.

-Belarus, means “white russia”.

-The actual name is The Republic of Belarus.

-Life expectancy is at 70.5 years old.

-The currency is Belarussian Ruble.

-Population is 9,770,000.

-1.8 million reside in the capital, Minsk.

-Literacy percent is at a whopping 100%.

-In 1986, a nuclear contamination at Chornobyl, contaminated most of the population at the time, some severe some not much.

-More then 3 million people in Belarus have access to the internet.

-25% of the country is inhabitable, because of radiation of the land and swamp lands.