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THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS — General Information
Administrative map of Belarus
Official Name: The Republic of Belarus
Location: The Republic of Belarus is located in the center of Europe at the crossroads of the shortest transport routes connecting CIS countries with the EU, thus having a relatively favorable geographical position. Belarus shares its borders with Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia and Ukraine.
Territory: Belarus occupies an area of 207 600 sq. km. The territory stretches for 560 km from North to South and for 650 km from West to East. The length of its borders is 2 969 km. Belarus is bigger than Austria, Ireland, Portugal and Greece. Minsk is the capital of Belarus. It’s situated nearly at the same latitude as Hamburg and Dublin.
Population: 9 457 500 persons, as of July, 1st 2012, the share of urban population is 75.8%. Population of the biggest cities of the Republic of Belarus, as
of June, 1st 2012:
Minsk – 1 889 091 people
Brest – 322 716 people
Gomel – 509 253 people
Vitebsk – 367 600 people
Grodno – 349 092 people
Mogilev – 363 918 people
Major nationalities are Belarusians: 83.73%, Russians: 8.26%, Poles: 3.1%, Ukrainians: 1.7%, Jews: 0.1%, other nationalities: 0.8%.
Local Time: GMT +2H.
State Languages: Belarusian and Russian.
Belarus is one of economically developed countries in CIS. Its economic share of industry is nearly one third of national product’s volume. The most developing branches of industry are motor-car construction, machine-tool construction and bearing production, electrical industry, oil mining and processing, production of synthesized fiber, fertilizers, pharmaceutical industry, production of building materials, light and food industries. Characteristic feature of national industry is production of finished commodity, the most part of which is exported.
Administrative Division, largest cities: Belarus consists of 6 regions (Brest Region, Vitebsk Region, Gomel Region, Grodno Region, Minsk Region, Mogilev Region). Each region comprises districts (118), cities and other territorial and administrative units. Largest cities are Minsk (1 834 200 people), Gomel (484 300 people), Vitebsk (348 800 people), Brest (310 800 people), Mogilev (354 000 people), Grodno (328 000 people).
Capital: Minsk. Distances between Minsk and major cities of Europe are as follows: Amsterdam: 1 876 km, Berlin: 1 105 km, Bern: 2 264 km, Brussels: 2 060 km, Warsaw: 548 km, Vienna: 1 271 km, Vilnius: 185 km, Hamburg: 1 389 km, Kiev: 559 km, Moscow: 690 km, Paris: 2 310 km, Prague: 1 161 km, Riga: 476 km, Rome: 2 324 km, St. Petersburg: 901 km, Stockholm: 867 km, Helsinki: 1 328 km, Tallinn: 784.
Telephone codes: +375 (international), Minsk: +17, Brest: +162, Vitebsk: +212, Mogilev: +222, Gomel: +232, Grodno: +152.
National Currency: Belarusian Rouble [Br]. Cash money is available in paper banknotes with nominal value 10 – 100 000 Br. Information about exchange rates you can find at www.nbrb.by
Natural Conditions and Resources: Belarus has relatively favorable natural conditions with climate temperate continental, the average temperature in January is minus 6.7°C, and in July +18°C. The annual precipitation rate constitutes between 550 and 700 mm. The terrain is mainly flat and hilly with average height of 160 metres above sea level. The highest peak level is that of Dzerzhinsk hill in Minsk Region (345 metres above sea level), the lowest point belongs to Neman valley in Grodno Region (80-90 metres above sea level). There are around 4 000 rivers in Belarus (the longest is the Dnieper (700 km), the Beresina (613 km), The Pripyats (495 km) and approximately 11 000 lakes (the biggest ones are Naroch (79.6 sq. km), Osveyskoye (52.8 sq. km) and Chervonoye (40.8 sq. km)). Thirty different types of minerals were discovered on the territory of Belarus (more than 4 000 deposits of minerals). Belarus ranks second in Europe by volumes of potassium salt reserves. 38% of territory of the Republic is covered by woods. Agricultural lands constitute 44% of the territory, including plough-lands (27.3%).
Official name: Republic of Belarus.
State languages: Belarusian and Russian.
Population: about 10 million people.
1st of January — New Year
7th of January — Christmas (Orthodox)
of March — Women’s day
1st of May — Labour day
9,hof May — Victory day
Time zone: GMT+2.
Climate: moderate; mild, humid winter, worm humid summer. Average temperature in January is -6 °C, in July - +18 °C.
Belarus is divided into 6 oblasts with administrative centers Minsk, Brest, Vitebsk, Gomel, Grodno, and Mogilev.
3rd of July — Independence Day
7th of November — day of October revolution
25th of December — Christmas (Catholic)
State institutions and most shops do not open in these days.
To call abroad from Belarus dial 8, wait for dial tone, than dial 10, country code, city code, number. To call from a phone box you need to buy a phone card; cash, credit and debit cards are not acceptable. Phone cards can be bought in post offices, newspaper kiosks.
Useful phone numbers
101 - Rescue service (fire brigade)
102 - Police
103 - Ambulance
114 - Bus stations
105 - Railway stations
106 - Airport
107 - Taxi
169 - Pharmacy information
199 - Information about emergency service numbers
188 - Correct time
195 - Weather forecast
There is a wide well-developed transport network in Belarus towns - buses, trolleybuses, trams, metro (in Minsk) and shuttles. Single ticket charge varies from 0,3 to 0,7 USD.
All foreigners must have medical insurance issued by Belarusian or foreign insurance company acknowledged in Belarus.
foreign visitors must register with Visas and Registrations
Department. Those who stay in a hotel are automatically
registered; registration fee is already included in the hotel price. Those of visitor or business visas who rent a flat must register with local Visas and Registrations Department within three days (get a special stamp in passport).
Places to visit
and Minsk region: Nezavisimosti Avenue, Troitskoe Predmestye,
National Library, Stalin’s Line, National Park
Narochanski, Berezenski Biosphere Reserve.
Brest and Brest region: Brest Fortress, National Park Belovejskaya Puscha, Belaya Veja (Kamenets), Puslovski Palace (Kossovo), Sapega Palace (Rujany), Franciscan Monastery (Pinsk).
Vitebsk and Vitebsk region: Blagoveschenskaya Church, Town Hall, Mark Shagal’s Places, St. Sophia cathedral (Polotsk), Spaso-Efrosinyevski Monastery (Polotsk), Braslavskie Ozera National Park.
Gomel and Gomel region: Rumyansev-Paskevich Palace and Park, Pripyatski National Park, Arts and Crafts Museum (Vetka), Churches in Mozyr, Town Hall (Chechersk), Manor of Lieutenant General Gatovski (Krasni Bereg).
Grodno and Grodno Region: Fami Church, Old Castle and New Castle, Borisoglebskaya Church, Mir Castle (Mir), Novogrudok, Murovanka.
and Mogilev region: Ulitsa Leninskaya, Mogilev Legitimate Theater,
St. Stanislau Church, Nikolaevskaya Church,
Bobruisk, Main Synagogue (Bihov).
More detailed information is available from tourist information centers.
Tourist information centers
— 19 Pobediteley Avenue
Phone+375 17 226 99 00
— 24 Revolutsionnaya Street
Phone +375 17 293 39 95
15 Masherova Avenue
Phone+375 162 20 21 98
18 Pravdi Street
Phone+375 212 35 81 50
61 Sovetskaya Street
Phone +375 232 57 43 63
—10 Belusha Lane
Phone +375 152 75 42 03
— 52 Gorkogo Street
Phone: +375 152 72 24 04
5A Kommisariatski Lane
Phone +375 222 22 41 72
BUSINESS OFFERS OF BELARUSIAN ENTERPRISES
“Republican Confederation of Entrepreneurship”, Association of Legal Entities (RCE ALE)
11 –115, Serafimovicha str.,
220033, Minsk, Belarus
Tel./fax: +37517 298 24 41, 298 24 47
Contact persons: Vladimir Karyagin – Chairman of the Board of RCE; Igor Chernyakov– Chairman of RCE in 2013; Viktar Margelov–Co-Chairman of RCE; Nicolay Silinov–Co-Chairman of RCE.
Association of legal entities “Republican Confederation of Entrepreneurship” (hereinafter referred to as Confederation) was established on August 2nd, 2007 in Minsk on the initiative of regional and sectoral business associations. “National Business Platform of Belarus” became the uniting concept of the Confederation. Annually business community presents the Platform to the Government, governmental bodies of the Republic of Belarus, foreign partners and general public. Leading industry business associations and economic enterprises are members of the Confederation.
Aims of the Confederation:
protection of members’ rights and interests in governmental and other bodies
representation of business community interests in international organizations
preparation of draft laws
development of interregional relations
integration of Belarusian entrepreneurs into the global economic system
development of social partnership system, promotion of dialogue between business community, government and society
promotion of economic reforms aimed at improving efficiency of economic entities’ activity
development of private-public partnership system in the Republic of Belarus
creation of a republican business network
promotion of regional and sectoral business associations development
consolidation of the business community
making suggestions to the government bodies on the improvement of business development conditions, first of all – presentation of “National Business Platform of Belarus” (see the text at www.allminsk.biz) and its promotion on republican and regional levels.
Business bodies under foundation within the framework of the Confederation:
Chamber of exporters
Chamber of importers
Chamber of investors
Guild of motorway service
Association of trade enterprises
Centres within the framework of the Confederation:
Centre of property rights, rights of managers and entrepreneurs
Analytical centre for studying problem issues of individual entrepreneurship
Centre of cluster development
Centre of technology transfer
Centre of export support
Centre of intercultural dialogue
Associations within the framework of the Confederation:
Association of logistics
Association of procurers and processors of waste products
Association of poultry-keeping enterprises
The Expert Council on Investments in the Republic of Belarus is an institution under the Confederation the mission of which is to select investment projects in Belarus, promote investment activity and the development of the national business network. The Council will submit the projects selected to the foreign investors.
Representative office in Latvia
Krišjāņa Barona iela, 20, ofiss 602,
Rīga, Latvija, LV1050
Tel.: +371-67821294, +371-22025857
Representative office of the Belarusian economy in Germany
Messe-Allee 2, D-04356, Leipzig, Deutschland
тел.: +49 341 6031704,
факс +49 341 6031405
Informational resources of the RCE: weekly analytical bulletin “Announcement of Business Events” (“Announcement of Business Events of Belarus”, “Business navigator” (direct to 20,000 subscribers), newspaper “Soyuz predprinimatelei”).
We offer to entrepreneurs from different countries to implement joint projects with Confederation and members of our organization.
We offer to our partners support in promotion of their products at Belarusian and other markets, opportunities to install business contacts all over the Belarus.
We will present investment projects selected by the Expert Council on Investments in the Republic of Belarus.
«Minsk Capital Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers», Public Association (MCAEE, PA)
11 – 104, Serafimovicha str.,
220033 Minsk Belarus
Tel./Fax: +37517 298 24 38, 298 24 48
Contact person: Vladimir Karyagin – Chairman of the Association, Deputy Chairman of Confederation of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers), and Chairman of Presidium of Association of Legal Entities “Republican Confederation of Entrepreneurship”
Minsk Capital Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers is a non-governmental and non-for-profit organization. It was founded in 1997 and consolidates founders, heads and leading specialists of enterprises of small-, medium-sized and large business, including joint ventures and foreign companies. The information network has over 25 000 partners.
PA MCAEE is an active member of ANO “Confederation of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers)”, Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and European Confederation of Associations of Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (CEA-PME), Club of Poznan Office of World Trade Centre (WTC-Poznan). Minsk Capital Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers is one of the largest, most influential and active associations of business community in Belarus. Being an integrator of Belarusian entrepreneurial movement, MCAEE showed its initiative to create the program document “Belarus National Business Platform”. MCAEE actively promotes Platform ideas on national and local levels. Initiator of creation and one of founders of ALE “Republican Confederation of Entrepreneurship”.
International programs of PA MCAEE give a real chance to find business partners, meet new business ideas, standards and technologies. MCAEE holds contact exchanges, visits of international exhibitions and fairs, foreign business trips (annually from 15 to 25), business missions and meetings with foreign business delegations in Belarus.
Our aims are:
assistance in export of goods and services of the Association‘s members,
support of investors, joint entrepreneurship, development of economic integration
participation in international division of labor.
We offer to our potential partners: assistance in searching for business contacts, investment projects, promotion of goods and services to Belarusian and other markets; information and marketing assistance, affirmation of reputation of Belarusian companies.
We offer support in protection of rights and representation of interests and government level.
We are ready to cooperate with national, regional and branch- associations of entrepreneurs and employers.
We offer to entrepreneurs from abroad the implementation of mutual projects with our Association members.
3. Newspaper edition office “Association of entrepreneurs”
11 – 104, Serafimovicha str.,
220033, Minsk, Belarus
Tel./fax: +375 17 298 24 46, +375 17 298 24 38
firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact persons: Halina Ilyashchuk – editor in chief, Barys Zaleski – first deputy of editor in chief.
Newspaper of Association of legal entities “Republican confederation of entrepreneurs”, PA “Minsk capital association of entrepreneurs and employers”, ESC “Center XXI century”.
Circulation: from 3000 to 10000 copies.
Print: full-color and (or) black and white. Delivers all over the Belarus territory by subscription, through regional and branch business-associations and at the biggest exhibitions in Republic Belarus.
Welcome to cooperation: business – associations, banks, enterprises and organizations, industrialists and entrepreneurs, advertising agency.
4. „RAD-Zaschita”, Ltd.
1-14H, Skripnikova str.,
220121, Minsk, Belarus
Ph./fax: +37517 2011836, +37517 2011840,
+37517 2011849, +37517 2011542
GSM: +37529 6530964, +37529 8775005
Contact person: Nick Salnikov – director
“RAD-Zaschita”, Ltd. – specialized project organization dealing with radiac and medical objects projecting in Belarus.
“RAD-Zaschita”, Ltd. – has a licence of Gospromnadzor of Ministry of Emergency Situations of Belarus № 02300/0559445 for radiac and medical objects projecting, licence of Ministry of architecture and building of Belarus № 02250/0004437 and code certificate of quality management system for development of project documentation for I and II responsibility level building and constructions and radiac objects projecting ISO 9001-2009.
We carry out all spectrum of works on projecting including:
Architectural and construction approaches;
Internal and external electrification and lightening;
Internal and external water supply and canalization;
Internal and external heating and ventilation;
Nets of communication and local computer nets;
Medical technological approaches;
Calculation of radiac protection from roentgen and neutron rays;
Calculation of radiac protection from gamma-rays;
Our company deals with specialized projecting of high-tech medical objects, such as:
Hospitals and medical centers of wide range, specialized oncological and cardiological centers, maternity homes, radiological centers;
Surgical and intensive cure units of GMP standards;
Rooms for computer and magnetic tomographs and linear accelirators installation;
“RAD-Zaschita”, Ltd. carry out works all over Belarus.
Among our aims:
Study of modern molding market.
5. “Tempo”, Ltd.
3A-1, bulvar Druzhby
227000, Mozyr, Belarus
Contact persons: Mikalai Sidarenka – director, Eduard Sidarenka – deputy director.
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