Belarus - General information
Region region
Capital Minsk
Language Belarusian, Russian
Currency Belarussian Ruble
Population 9,457,500
Phone code +375
Cost of living in Belarus
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 112 173
Food 96 205
Transportation 12 39
Communications and utilities 22 28
Clothing 22 83
Sports and leisure 15 61
Total 279 590
Accommodation in Belarus USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 114
Shared room in city centre 175
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 189
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 307
Coordinates of Belarus
Time Zone Europe/Minsk
GMT +3
DST +3
Latitude 53.000000000
Longitude 28.000000000
Elevation (STRM3) 144 m.

List of largest cities in Belarus

 
Minsk Minsk
Minsk Minsk City
1,742,124
Gomel Gomel
Gomel Gomel
480,951
Mahilyow Mahilyow
Mahilyow Mogilev
369,200
Vitebsk Vitebsk
Vitebsk Vitebsk
342,700
Hrodna Hrodna
Hrodna Grodnenskaya
317,365
Brest Brest
Brest Brest
300,715

Cost of living and prices in Belarus

Restaurants
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 1 pers. 7 USD
Meal Mid-range Restaurant 2 pers. 30 USD
Meal McMeal at McDonalds 1 pc. 5 USD
Drinks Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Drinks Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Drinks Coke/Pepsi 0.33 liters 1 USD
Drinks Water 0.33 liters 0 USD
Drinks Cappuccino Portion 1 USD
Markets
Food Water 1.5 liters 1 USD
Food Loaf Bread 500 g. 1 USD
Food Eggs 12 pc. 1 USD
Food Milk 1 liter 1 USD
Food Onion 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Lettuce 1 head 1 USD
Food Rice white 1 kg. 1 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 0 USD
Food Potato 1 kg. 2 USD
Food Cheese Local 1 kg. 5 USD
Meat Chicken Breasts 1 kg. 3 USD
Fruits Apples 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Banana 1 kg. 1 USD
Fruits Oranges 1 kg. 1 USD
Alcohol Wine, Mid-Range 1 bottle 5 USD
Alcohol Domestic Beer 0.5 liters 1 USD
Alcohol Imported Beer 0.33 liters 2 USD
Cigarettes Marlboro 1 pack 1 USD
Transportation
Public transport| One-way 1 ticket 0 USD
Public transport| Monthly Pass 1 month 15 USD
Taxi Taxi Start Start 2 USD
Taxi Normal Tariff 1 km 0 USD
Taxi Waiting 1 hour 3 USD
Fuel Gasoline 1 liter 1 USD
Automobile Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline 1 pc. 15,076 USD
Entertainment
Sport Fitness Club Fee 1 month 32 USD
Sport Tennis Court Rent 1 hour 16 USD
Rest Cinema, International Release 1 seat 3 USD
Goods
Clothing Jeans, Levis 501 1 Pair 64 USD
Clothing Summer Dress in Zara, H&M 1 pc. 39 USD
Shoes Nike Running Shoes 1 pair 89 USD
Shoes Men Leather Business Shoes 1 pair 86 USD
Accommodation
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 bedroom 383 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 bedroom 236 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment in City Centre 3 bedrooms 656 USD
Rent Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 3 bedrooms 426 USD
Utilities Electricity, Heating... for 85m2 1 month 42 USD
Communication Mobile Calls 1 min. 0 USD
Communication Unlimited Internet 1 month 9 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment in City Centre 1 sq. meter 1,549 USD
Buy Apartment Apartment Outside of Centre 1 sq. meter 1,058 USD
Salary Disposable Salary 1 month 338 USD
Mortgage Interest Rate 1 year 31.48%
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Weather, climate, temperature by months in Belarus

Season Autumn Winter Spring Summer
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Year
Record high °C 30 24 14 11 8 13 19 26 31 32 34 34 34
Average high °C 17 11 3 -1 -2 -1 4 12 19 22 23 23 11
Average temperature °C 12 6 1 -4 -6 -6 -2 6 13 16 18 17 6
Average low °C 7 2 -2 -7 -9 -9 -4 1 7 11 12 11 2
Record low °C -4 -11 -20 -30 -34 -31 -26 -10 -3 0 4 1 -34
Rain Days 13 13 12 9 7 5 8 11 12 14 14 11 129
Snow Days 0 2 9 17 17 15 10 3 0 0 0 0 74
Fog Days 9 11 12 11 11 10 10 7 6 6 7 8 108
Thunderstorms Days 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 5 3 17
Average precipitation Mm. 56 47 47 41 36 30 34 42 56 76 84 73 623
Relative humidity % 80 84 88 89 86 84 79 73 68 71 74 75 79
Relative humidity morning % 92 91 91 90 88 88 89 87 86 89 91 92 90
Relative humidity evening % 64 71 83 87 83 78 71 57 53 58 60 58 69
Wind speed Km/h 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 11 10 10 9 12
Monthly sunshine Hours 166 106 40 30 43 69 134 180 258 266 268 247 1806
Day Length Hours 13 11 9 8 9 11 13 15 17 18 17 15 13
Dew point °C 8 3 -1 -4 -7 -7 -3 1 6 10 12 11 29
Growing degree-day °C 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 90 180 236 203 767
Atmosphere pressure Bar 199 199 199 197 199 199 199 198 199 198 198 198 2381
Solar radiation, global Mj/m2 10 6 3 2 3 6 10 14 18 18 18 16 10
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