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Belarus
47 Signatories
3,439,334 Inhabitants
CoM East Signatories in Belarus committed to reduce by 2020:
Emissions of СО2
1,010,362 tСО2/a
Planting 45,925,549 trees*
Exhaust 647,668 new cars**
Replace 33,816,255 old light bulbs on the LED***
  • *CO2 absorption of a tree - 22 kg CO2 per year
  • **CO2 emission of a new car - 1.56 t CO2 per year
  • ***Replacement of one IL with LED lamp leads to emission reduction of 0.029 t CO2 per year
Energy consumption
1,276,170 MWh/a
Annual consumption of 90,925 households

General information

Official Name: Republic of Belarus

Capital: Minsk

Total land area: 207,595 km²

Territorial Administration and Governance: 6 regions, 1 city with republican subordination (City of Minsk), 118 districts, 12 cities with regional subordination, 98 cities with district subordination, 95 small towns, 1365 rural councils, 25 districts in 7 cities.

Regions: Brest, Homieĺ, Hrodna, Mahiloŭ, Minsk, Viciebsk

Population: 9,491,800 (2018)

Urbanization: 77.9% of total population

5 largest cities:

Minsk - 1,982,000

Homiel - 535,700

Mahiloŭ - 381,400

Viciebsk - 377,900

Hrodna - 370,900

Sources of information: www.belstat.gov.by; www.mfa.gov.by; www.belarus.by

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