The residence was constructed in 1770s
by the orders of Aleksander Michał Sapieha. Today it is abandoned
and left in ruins.
Geography of Belarus
The Republic of Belarus is a country in Eastern Europe. It
shares a border with Russia, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania and
Poland. It is a former Soviet Republic that gained its
independence in 1991 upon dissolution of USSR. The country is
largely a flat country. The highest point is located in the
Belarusian Ridge at the height of 345 meters above sea level.
The country has not access to the sea.
Political system in Belarus
Belarus is a republic. The head of the state is the president.
In case of Belarus president Lukashenka has a wide amount of
powers. The legislative body of the country is the National
Weather in Belarus
The climate in Belarus is moderately continental. It get about
550- 700 mm of precipitation each year. Snow reaches a depth of
1- 1.2 meters.
Language of Belarus
The official languages in Belarus is Belarusian and Russian.
Russia is more widely spoken in all large areas. English is
fairly common in tourist areas.
Religion of Belarus
Most of Belarusians belong to Eastern Orthodox at 70%. Another
20% belong to Roman Catholic Church.
Banks are usually open from Monday to Friday from 9-9:30am to 5-
5:30pm. Most stores in the country work from 9am to 8- 9pm with
a lunch hour during the day. Larger supermarkets usually close
at 10- 11pm.