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Tuesday, 23. July 2019 at 07:28 AM

Belarus Travel Advisory

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Local Situation: 1.0 / 5

Travelling Belarus is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.5 / 5

Belarus shares a land border with 5 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Belarus), the Advisory Index is 1.5 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Ukraine (2.9), Russia (2), Lithuania (1), Latvia with 1 and Poland with 1 (of 5).

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Belarus from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.
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This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/belarus

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise normal precautions in Belarus.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/belarus-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Normal precautions

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/belarus/

About Belarus

Belarus with its capital Minsk is a country in Europe (Eastern Europe), slightly smaller than Kansas (207,600 km²). The country is located Eastern Europe, east of Poland. The climate can be described as cold winters, cool and moist summers; transitional between continental and maritime. The landscape is generally flat and contains much marshland. With a population of about 9.69 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Minsk
Population about 9.69 million
Size 207.600 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than Kansas
Common languages be,cru
Currency Ruble (short: BYR)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800
International phone prefix +375
Internet Top Level Domain .by
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 BY
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 BLR
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 112

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Belarus is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • soil pollution from pesticide use
  • southern part of the country contaminated with fallout from 1986 nuclear reactor accident at Chornobyl' in northern Ukraine

Natural hazzards

  • large tracts of marshy land

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products Belarus. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. earthmovers
  2. fertilizer
  3. metal-cutting machine tools
  4. motorcycles
  5. other household appliances
  6. refrigerators
  7. synthetic fibers
  8. textiles
  9. tractors
  10. trucks

Agriculture products

  1. beef
  2. flax
  3. grain
  4. milk
  5. potatoes
  6. sugar beets
  7. vegetables

Belarusian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports of Belarus.

Export products

  1. chemicals
  2. equipment
  3. foodstuffs
  4. machinery
  5. metals
  6. mineral products
  7. textiles

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. equipment
  3. foodstuffs
  4. machinery
  5. metals
  6. mineral products

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Belarus?

Belarus is currently rated at 1,0 out of a possible 5.0. Travelling Belarus is (relatively) safe.

So ... is it safe to travel Belarus?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Belarus.

How many advisories do you know for Belarus?

We currently evaluate nine official sources each morning. Today, we know of 3 active advisories for Belarus.