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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Belarus

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BELARUS
BELARUS

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Belarus - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

1 Belorussian Rouble (ISO 4217=BYN) = 100 kopec (parallelled with the Russian Rouble)

International telephone access code

375

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

BY

Internet country code

BY

GRC Country Code

BEO

Belarus - Number format

   1 234,45

(where , indicates the decimal separator and a space the thousands separator)

Belarus - Date formats

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   dd/mm/yyyy
   dd.mm.yyyy

Belarus - Languages

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Most of the population speak Belorussian External. There are large minorities of people speaking languages from other parts of the former Soviet Union.

Belarus - Personal names

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Belarussian names are formed by a given name followed by the patronymic, which shows filiation to the father, followed by the surname:

   Ivan Ivanovitch Tolstoy

The patronymic is formed by adding –ovitch, -evich or -ich (“son of”) or -ovna, -ivna, -evna, -ichna or -inichna (“daughter of”) to the given name of the father.

Belarus - Company legal forms

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These company legal forms are commonly found in Belarus:

   ААТ (Адкрытае акцыянернае таварыства)(public limited company)
   ЗАТ (Закрытае ацыянернае таварыства)(public limited company)
   ІП (індывідуальны прадпрымальнік) (sole proprietorship)
   ПУП (Прыватнае унітарнае прадпрыемства) (private unitary enterprise)
   ТАА (Таварыства з абмежаванай адказнасцю)(limited company)

Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http:www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Belarus - Example address format

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Note that the order of address lines in Belarus is the opposite to that used in Western Europe - the postal code and town comes first, then the street address, then the name of the person or company.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Belarus - Postal codes

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Postal codes consist of a block of 6 digits. The code used is that in use since before independence from the Soviet Union. The first three digits indicate the region, the last three the post office. Numbers range between 200 and 247.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Belarus - Postal code format graphic

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Belarus - Postal code format

Belarus - Postal code specifics

Belarus - Postal code regular expression

\A((2)[0-3][0-9]\d{3,3}|(24)[0-7]\d{3,3})\Z

Belarus - Postal code level of coverage

2

Place names in Belarus

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Refer to Exonyms in Belarus for full lists of place names in Belarus in other languages.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http:www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Belarus - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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Belarus has 6 voblastsi External (singular - voblasts') and one municipality (harady, singular - horad, shown in the list below with an asterisk):

    Brestskaya External
    Homyel’skaya External 
    Horad Minsk External *
    Hrodzyenskaya External 
    Mahilyowskaya External 
    Minskaya External
    Vitsyebskaya External 

Telephone numbers in Belarus

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Belarussian telephone numbers, when called from abroad, have 9 or 10 digits. Mobile numbers commence with 25, 29, 33 or 44.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


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