Belarus travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Belarus 🇧🇾

Belarus is part of Europe with main city at Minsk. Its Developed country with a population of 9M people. The main currency is Belarusian Ruble. The languages spoken are Belarusian,Russian. the Republic of Belarus is the formal name of Belarus It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed   🌤️ ~1.03 °C   🌧 ~45.39 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 9M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Belarus. We haven’t changed the level – exercise normal safety precautions.

issued date: July 18, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

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

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Belarusian, Russian

Money

💱 Currencies Used

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.

🏧 ATMs

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.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Belarus is on average 6.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Belarus is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📱 Phones

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:). Belarus uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. 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.

📞 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 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

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

🆘 Emergency

Universal

000

Police

000

Ambulance

000

Fire department

000

Last updated: November 14, 2019