Belarus destination information

All you need to know before visiting Belarus

Belarus summary

Belarus is a medium sized country with around 9M Belarusian. Official languages are Russian and Belarusian. Belarus uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+03:00. Currency used in Belarus is Belarusian Ruble (BYN).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 153
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 136

ATMs in Belarus are Common. Internet speed in Belarus is on average 6.9 Mbps. In Belarus you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Minsk
🗣️ Belarusian Russian
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9M ☀️ ~6 °C 🌧 ~50 mm 👍 Developed 🚩 208k km2 (80k mi²)
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Socket 🔌

Belarus uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

Languages 🗣️

  • Belarusian
  • Russian


Currency 💱

1 BYN = 0.47 USD

Belarus uses the Belarusian ruble (symbol: Br), code BYN.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 rubles. Ruble is subdivided into 100 copeckss. Coins come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 copeckss.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are common in Belarus. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Belarus uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Belarus upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

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Calling ☎️


To call Belarus, dial +, then 375 (the country code for Belarus), then the area code (without the initial 8) and the local number.


For local calls within Belarus, start with the area code (with the initial 8). In the case above area code is 152 .

international: + 375 152 1234567
calling local: 8152 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Belarus is on average 6.9 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Belarus is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 8.85 BYN, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: MTS, Velcom, beCloud or life:).


Rules 🚗

In Belarus you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on motorways, 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways.


Temperature 🌡️

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