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At the top level of administration, Belarus is divided into six regions and the city of Minsk, which has a special status being the capital of Belarus. [1]

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Baranavichy Oblast (Баранавіцкая вобласць, Барановичская Область) was a territorial unit in the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic created after the annexation of West Belarus into the BSSR in November 1939.

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Belarus (Белару́сь, tr.,; bʲɪlɐˈrusʲ), officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest.

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Belarusian (беларуская мова) is an official language of Belarus, along with Russian, and is spoken abroad, chiefly in Russia, Ukraine, and Poland.

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Belastok Voblast or Belostok Oblast (Беластоцкая вобласць, Biełastockaja vobłasć, Белостокская Область, Obwód białostocki) was a short-lived territorial unit in the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic (BSSR) during World War II from September 1939 until Operation Barbarossa of 22 June 1941.

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Bobruysk Region (Бобруйская Область, Bobruyskaya Oblast, Бабруйская вобласць, Babruysk Voblast), created on September 20, 1944, was an administrative division of Belarus with its administrative centre at Babruysk.

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Brest Region or Brest Oblast or Brest Voblast (Брэ́сцкая во́бласць; Bresckaja vobłasć; Бре́стская о́бласть; Brestskaya Oblast; Obwód brzeski) is one of the regions of Belarus.

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Brest (Брэст Brest or traditionally Берасце, Bieraście; Брест Brest; Brestas, earlier name Lietuvos Brasta (literally, 'Lithuanian Ford'); Brześć; Брест Brest, traditionally Берестя Berestia; בריסק Brisk), formerly also Brest-on-the-Bug and Brest-Litovsk ("Брэст-Лiтоўск" in Belarusian, literally "Lithuanian Brest"), is a city (population 310,800 in 2010) in Belarus at the border with Poland opposite the Polish city of Terespol, where the Bug River and Mukhavets rivers meet.

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The Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (Byelorussian SSR or BSSR; Белару́ская Саве́цкая Сацыялісты́чная Рэспу́бліка, Белару́ская ССР Bielaruskaja Savieckaja Sacyjalistyčnaja Respublika, Bielaruskaja SSR; Белору́сская Сове́тская Социалисти́ческая Респу́блика, Белорусская ССР Belorusskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika, Belorusskaya SSR), also referred to as Byelorussia, was one of fifteen constituent republics of the Soviet Union (USSR).

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Gomel (Belarusian: Го́мель, translit.: Homyel’, Łacinka: Homiel,, Russian: Го́мель, translit.: Gomel,, Homel, Homl,האָמל, Gomelis, Gomeļa) is the administrative center of Gomel Voblast and the second-largest city in Belarus.

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Gomel Region (Го́мельская во́бласць, Homielskaja vobłasć, Гомельская область) is one of the regions of Belarus.

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Grodno or Hrodna (Гродна (Hrodna); Гродно; Grodno; Grodna, Grodnae; Gardinas; גראָדנע; הורדנה) is a city in western Belarus.

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The Grodno Governorate, (Гро́дненская губе́рнiя, Grodnenskaya guberniya, Gubernia grodzieńska, Гродзенская губерня, Hrodzenskaya gubernya, Gardino gubernija) was a governorate (guberniya) of the Russian Empire.

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Grodno/Hrodna Region (Гродзенская вобласць, Hrodzienskaja vobłasć; Гродненская область, Grodnenskaya oblast; Obwód grodzieński) is one of the regions of Belarus.

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ISO 3166-2:BY is the entry for Belarus in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

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Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in Northern Europe.

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Minsk (Мінск; Минск) is the capital and largest city of Belarus, situated on the Svislach and Nyamiha rivers.

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The Minsk Governorate (Минская губерния) or Government of Minsk was a governorate (guberniya) of the Russian Empire.

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Minsk Region or Minsk Oblast or Minsk Voblast (Мі́нская во́бласць,; Минская о́бласть; Minskaya Oblast) is one of the regions of Belarus.

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Mogilev (or Mogilyov; Могилёв,; Łacinka; Mahilioŭ; Магілёў) is a city in eastern Belarus, about from the border with Russia's Smolensk Oblast and from the border with Russia's Bryansk Oblast.

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The Mogilev Governorate (Mogilevskaya Gubernya) or Government of Mogilev was a governorate (guberniya) of the Russian Empire in the territory of the present day Belarus.

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Mogilev Region, also Mahilyow Voblasts (Province) or Mogilyov Oblast (Магілёўская во́бласць; Mahilyowskaya Voblasts; Могилёвская о́бласть; Mogilyovskaya Oblast), is a region (voblast) of Belarus with its administrative center being Mogilev (Mahilyow).

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Maladzyechna Voblast or Molodechno Oblast (Маладзечненская вобласць, Молодечненская область) was a Voblast of the Byelorussian SSR.

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Navahrudak Voblast or Novogrudak Oblast (Навагрудская вобласць, Новогрудская область) was a Voblast of the Byelorussian SSR following the annexation of West Belarus into the BSSR in 1939.

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An oblast is a type of administrative division of Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Ukraine, and the now-defunct Soviet Union and Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

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Pinsk Region (Pinsk Voblast, Пінская вобласць, Пинская Область) was a territorial unit in the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic created after the annexation of West Belarus into the BSSR in November 1939.

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Polatsk Voblast or Polotsk Oblast (Полацкая вобласць, Полацкая Облать) was an administrative division in Soviet Belarus.

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Polesia Voblast (Палеская вобласць, Полесская Область) was an administrative division in Soviet Belarus.

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The Polish–Soviet War (February 1919 – March 1921) was an armed conflict that pitted Soviet Russia and Soviet Ukraine against the Second Polish Republic and the Ukrainian People's Republic over the control of an area equivalent to today's Ukraine and parts of modern-day Belarus.

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In linguistics, prothesis (from post-classical Latin based on Ancient Greek πρόθεσις próthesis 'placing before'), or less commonly prosthesis (from Ancient Greek πρόσθεσις prósthesis 'addition') is the addition of a sound or syllable at the beginning of a word without changing the word's meaning or the rest of its structure.

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A raion (also rayon) is a type of administrative unit of several post-Soviet states (such as part of an oblast).

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Russia (Ru-Россия.ogg), also officially known as the Russian Federation (a), is a country in northern Eurasia.

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The Russian Empire (Pre-reform Russian orthography: Россійская Имперія, Modern Russian: Российская империя, translit: Rossiyskaya Imperiya) was a state that existed from 1721 until overthrown by the short-lived liberal February Revolution in 1917.

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Russian (ру́сский язы́к, russkiy yazyk, pronounced) is an East Slavic language and an official language in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.

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The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (a) abbreviated to USSR (r) or shortened to the Soviet Union (p), was a Marxist–Leninist state on the Eurasian continent that existed between 1922 and 1991.

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A unitary state is a state governed as one single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (subnational units) exercise only powers that their central government chooses to delegate.

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Vileyka Voblast (Вілейская вобласць, Вилейская область) was a territorial unit in the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic created out of the eastern powiats of the Wilno Voivodeship after the annexation of West Belarus (then part of Poland) into the BSSR in November 1939.

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The Vilna Governorate (1795–1915; also known as Lithuania-Vilnius Governorate from 1801 until 1840; Виленская губерния, Vilenskaya guberniya, Vilniaus gubernija, gubernia wileńska) or Government of Vilnius was a governorate (guberniya) of the Russian Empire created after the Third Partition of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1795.

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Vitebsk or Vitsebsk (Ві́цебск, Łacinka: Viciebsk,; Ви́тебск,; Witebsk, וויטעבסק), is a city in Belarus.

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Vitebsk Governorate (Витебская губерния, Vitebskaya guberniya) was an administrative unit (guberniya) of the Russian Empire, with the seat of governorship in Vitebsk.

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Vitebsk Region, Vitsebsk Voblast, or Vitebsk Oblast (Ві́цебская во́бласць, Viciebskaja Vobłasć,; ˈvʲitʲɪpskəjə ˈobləsʲtʲ) is a region (voblast) of Belarus with its administrative center being Vitebsk (Viciebsk).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regions_of_Belarus

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