Belarus is a country with many possibilities; most of Belarus is one vast plain, broken by a central range of low-lying hills. It is crossed by rivers, and there are many areas of marsh and woodland. The Behlovezha Forest, which stretches across the border with Poland, is managed jointly by the two countries. It is one of the few remaining parts of the vast forest that covered northern Europe in prehistoric times. The wildlife living there includes the last surviving herd of wisent or the European bison.
Tourism, industry and agriculture are all important to the economy. Most Belarusians...More