Are you travelling to Belarus?
The Republic of Belarus, is in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. The country is relatively flat, contains large areas of marshy land and 40% is covered by forests. Many streams and 11,000 lakes are found in Belarus.
Capital City: Minsk
Languages: Belarusian and Russian
Population: 9.5 million
Currency: Belarusian Ruble
- Tourist, Visitor, Business, Student or Transit visa is required. Canadians must have a passport.
Diseases to consider:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Influenza, especially November to April
- Lyme disease
- Tick-borne Encephalitis
- Typhoid Fever
Check Government of Canada advisories specific to Belarus here.