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Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Belarus, topographic map
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Belarus is located in Eastern Europe, east of Poland, comprising of 207,600 sq km. It has a population of 10,300,483 (2005). Major environmental concerns are: soil pollution from pesticide use; southern part of the country contaminated with fallout from 1986 nuclear reactor accident at Chernobyl in northern Ukraine.