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country code (BY-)
country Belarus
Dispute polices
registrant restrictions yes


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General TLD information

introduced 1994
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry Open Contact Ltd.
sponsor State Center of the Information Security of the President of the Republic of Belarus


International domain name restrictions, limited to Belarus residents; third-level subdomains have specific restrictions.

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Trademark information

Trademarks in Belarus are assigned and governed by National Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP), State Committee on Science and Technologies. Belarus is a member of the Madrid Protocol. A trademark is valid for 10 years and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years each.

Currently suggested trademarks lawyers

lawyer 1 Arzinger & Partner LLC
lawyer 2 Stepanovski, Papakul and Partners, LLC

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Country information

country Belarus
capital Minsk
official language Belarusian Russian
recognized languages
government Presidential republic
legislature National Assembly(Chamber of Representatives, Council of the Republic)
EU accession
area 207,595 km2
are rank 85th
population 9648533
population rank 86th
population density 45.8/km2
population density rank 142nd

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate
GDP per capita
gini (2005) 27.9 (low)
HDI (2010) 0.732 (high)
HDI rank 61st
currency Belarusian ruble (BYR)
time zone EET (UTC+2)
drives on the right
calling code 375