In this series of articles we overview languages present in any given country. This time we are looking at the languages spoken in Belarus

The biggest languages present in Belarus include:

  • Belarussian
  • Russian

The same 2 languages serve as the official languages of the country.

Below you will find summaries for the languages supported by our translation services.


Russian is a Slavic language, which is a branch of the Indo-European language family. It is one of the official languages of Belarus, alongside 2 other.

Russian language summary
Number of speakers worldwide260 million
Language familyIndo-European
WritingRussian alphabet
Major Russian-speaking populations in:11 countries

Demographics and geographic distribution

Russian is spoken by around 260 million people around the world. With regard to the number of speakers, the most notable 3 countries are Russia, Belarus, and Latvia.

More than three quarters of the population of Belarus understands Russian.


Russian employs the Russian script, which in itself is a sub-type of the Cyrillic script. It is written in the left-to-right fashion.

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