Population of Cities in Belarus (2018)

1
Over 1 Million
16
100,000 to 1 Million
70
10,000 to 100,000
  • Minsk
  • Gomel
  • Mahilyow
  • Vitebsk
  • Hrodna
  • Brest
  • Babruysk
  • Baranovichi
  • Horad Barysaw
  • Pinsk
  • Orsha
  • Novoye Medvezhino
  • Mazyr
  • Malinovka
  • Salihorsk
  • Maladzyechna
  • Navapolatsk
  • Lida
  • Polatsk
  • Zhlobin
  • Svyetlahorsk
  • Rechytsa
  • Slutsk
  • Horad Zhodzina
  • Slonim
  • Kobryn
  • Vawkavysk
  • Kalinkavichy
  • Smarhon'
  • Rahachow
  • Asipovichy
  • Horki
  • Navahrudak
  • Vilyeyka
  • Byaroza
  • Krychaw
  • Luninyets
  • Dzyarzhynsk
  • Ivatsevichy
  • Hlybokaye
  • Pastavy
  • Mar''ina Horka
  • Pruzhany
  • Dobrush
  • Bykhaw
  • Lyepyel'
  • Kalodzishchy
  • Mosty
  • Shchuchyn
  • Stowbtsy

Belarus has 1 cities with more than a million people, 16 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 70 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Belarus is Minsk, with a population of 1,742,124 people.

Minsk

The earliest historical references to Minsk date as far back as 1067.

1,742,124

Gomel

Gomel is the administrative center of Gomel Region and is the second-most populous city in Belarus.

480,951

Mahilyow

Mogilev was once Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, where it was known as Mohylew.

369,200

Vitebsk

Vitebsk developed from a river harbor, and derives its name from the Vitba River.

342,700

Hrodna

Hrodna is situated on the Neman river, close to the borders of both Poland and Lithuania.

317,365

Brest

Brest is a border city situated opposite the Polish city of Terespol, where the Bug and Mukhavets rivers meet.

300,715

Babruysk

The name Babruysk probably originates from the Belarusian word for beaver ('babyor'), many of which used to inhabit the area.

220,517

Baranovichi

During the soviet period, the city was referred to by its Russian name, Baranovichi.

168,772

Horad Barysaw

Barysaw is first mentioned in the Laurentian Codex as being founded in 1102.

143,919

Pinsk

The historic city has a restored city center full of buildings dating from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

130,777

Name 2018 Population Location
Minsk1,742,124Map
Gomel480,951Map
Mahilyow369,200Map
Vitebsk342,700Map
Hrodna317,365Map
Brest300,715Map
Babruysk220,517Map
Baranovichi168,772Map
Horad Barysaw143,919Map
Pinsk130,777Map
Orsha125,347Map
Novoye Medvezhino120,000Map
Mazyr112,137Map
Malinovka105,000Map
Salihorsk101,614Map
Maladzyechna101,300Map
Navapolatsk100,885Map
Lida98,036Map
Polatsk82,258Map
Zhlobin73,089Map
Svyetlahorsk71,250Map
Rechytsa65,400Map
Slutsk62,228Map
Horad Zhodzina61,007Map
Slonim51,434Map
Kobryn50,691Map
Vawkavysk47,300Map
Kalinkavichy37,190Map
Smarhon'36,900Map
Rahachow34,700Map
Asipovichy34,591Map
Horki33,897Map
Navahrudak30,748Map
Vilyeyka30,000Map
Byaroza29,645Map
Krychaw27,681Map
Luninyets25,000Map
Dzyarzhynsk24,609Map
Ivatsevichy24,200Map
Hlybokaye22,000Map
Pastavy20,218Map
Mar''ina Horka20,100Map
Pruzhany19,135Map
Dobrush19,083Map
Bykhaw17,500Map
Lyepyel'17,400Map
Kalodzishchy17,000Map
Mosty16,102Map
Shchuchyn15,700Map
Stowbtsy15,500Map
Lyasny15,000Map
Klimavichy14,951Map
Ashmyany14,345Map
Mikashevichy14,000Map
Novolukoml'13,800Map
Hantsavichy13,800Map
Zhytkavichy13,630Map
Ivanava13,614Map
Zaslawye13,500Map
Shklow13,485Map
Drahichyn13,389Map
Haradok13,380Map
Khoyniki13,200Map
Fanipol13,200Map
Nyasvizh12,847Map
Byerazino12,800Map
Horad Smalyavichy12,516Map
Braslaw12,378Map
Kastsyukovichy11,946Map
Berezovka11,800Map
Baran'11,600Map
Mstsislaw11,500Map
Lyakhavichy11,500Map
Chashniki11,484Map
Talachyn11,381Map
Chavusy11,313Map
Zhabinka10,921Map
Skidal'10,700Map
Byelaazyorsk10,691Map
Myory10,649Map
Pyetrykaw10,552Map
Kastsyukowka10,552Map
Kapyl'10,500Map
Stolin10,491Map
Lahoysk10,321Map
Lyuban'10,107Map
Staryya Darohi10,094Map
Uzda10,000Map
Myadzyel10,000Map
Syanno9,987Map
Chervyen'9,900Map
Valozhyn9,727Map
Malaryta9,692Map
Iwye9,684Map
Klyetsk9,641Map
Byalynichy9,600Map
Druzhny8,978Map
Vyetka8,969Map
Kirawsk8,700Map
Kamyanyets8,700Map
Krupki8,600Map
Slawharad8,300Map
Astravyets8,300Map
Dzyatlava8,300Map
Dokshytsy8,190Map
Machulishchy8,000Map
Hatava8,000Map
Dubrowna8,000Map
Cherykaw7,874Map
Hlusk7,800Map
Plyeshchanitsy7,800Map
Karelichy7,800Map
Vyerkhnyadzvinsk7,700Map
Davyd-Haradok7,694Map
Chachersk7,600Map
Sharkawshchyna7,500Map
Krasnasyel'ski7,300Map
Kruhlaye7,300Map
Klichaw7,200Map
Zel'va7,000Map
Vishnyeva7,000Map
Loyew7,000Map
Svislach6,886Map
Lyozna6,600Map
Loshnitsa6,524Map
Voranava6,500Map
Rakaw6,300Map
Ros'6,200Map
Krasnapollye6,100Map
Ushachy6,071Map
Starobin6,000Map
Vyalikaya Byerastavitsa5,900Map
Radashkovichy5,700Map
Rasony5,400Map
Chyst'5,300Map
Smilavichy5,200Map