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According to wholevehicles, Belarus is a landlocked country located in Eastern Europe and is bordered by Russia to the east, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the north. The total area of Belarus is 80,154 square miles with an average elevation of 650 ft. The terrain consists mostly of flat plains broken up by low hills and numerous rivers and lakes. Belarus has a continental climate with cold winters and mild summers. Education in Belarus is free for all citizens from pre-school through university level education. Primary school lasts for four years followed by secondary school for five years which includes two years of basic general education followed by three years of specialized studies such as mathematics, science, languages or humanities. Upon completion of secondary school students can take entrance exams to gain admission into universities or other higher educational institutions such as technical schools or pedagogical institutes where they can specialize in a particular field such as engineering or education. Higher education institutions are divided into two categories: universities and colleges. Universities offer undergraduate degrees in a variety of fields including medicine, law, economics, engineering and humanities while colleges provide vocational training programs that focus on specific areas such as business management, computer programming or marketing. Distance learning courses are also available for those who wish to study from home or abroad as well as online platforms offering various degrees from Belarusian universities such as Belarussian Open University which offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees online. The literacy rate in Belarus is currently 99%, making it one of the most literate countries in the world due to its commitment to providing quality education through initiatives such as providing free textbooks, increasing teacher salaries, building more schools in rural areas offering scholarships for students wishing to pursue higher education abroad or within Belarus and offering free adult literacy classes across the country. Check andyeducation for Belarus School and Education.


Belarus Weather and Climate

According to COUNTRYAAH, Belarus is a State of Eastern Europe (207,600 km²). Capital: Minsk. Administrative division: provinces (6). Population: 9,503,807 (2009). Language: Belarusian and Russian (official). Religion: Orthodox 40%, Catholics 7%, others 53%. Currency unit:...