National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus

National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus

Official name: Республика Беларусь (Russian), Рэспублiка Беларусь (Belarussian), Republic of Belarus (English)

Capital: Minsk 
Official languages: Belarussian and Russian 
Geography:  State in Eastern Europe flanked by Russia to the east, Poland to the west, Ukraine to the south and Lithuania and Latvia to the north-west.
Area: 207 600 sq km

Territorial division:  Comprises six oblast and 12 centrally administered cities. Capital Minsk has its own municipal government unrelated to any particular oblast.
Population: 9.5 mio (2012)

Area code: +375 

Currency: belarussian rouble (BYR)

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Council of the Republic of the National Assembly

Established following a national referendum in November 1996 after the expiration of the mandare of the Supreme Soviet of Belarus. Opened for session on 13 January 1997.

Seats: 64

Mandate: 56 MPs are elected by community councils, eight are appointed by the President of the Republic. Eligibility is for citizenz over 30 years old with permanent residency of no less than five years.

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Mikhail Myasnikovitch
Mikhail
Myasnikovitch
Speaker of the Council of Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus

Chamber of Representatives of the National Assembly

Established following a national referendum in November 1996 after the expiration of the mandare of the Supreme Soviet of Belarus. Opened for session on 13 January 1997.

Seats: 110

Mandate: MPs are elected for a term of four years through general, equal, free, direct elections with personal and secret ballot. Eligibility is for citizens over 21 years old.


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Vladimir Andreychenko
Vladimir
Andreychenko
Speaker of the Chamber of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus

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