Population of Cities in Belarus (2018)

1
Over 1 Million
16
100,000 to 1 Million
70
10,000 to 100,000

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The earliest historical references to Minsk date as far back as 1067.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
Minsk1,742,124
Gomel480,951
Mahilyow369,200
Vitebsk342,700
Hrodna317,365
Brest300,715
Babruysk220,517
Baranovichi168,772
Horad Barysaw143,919
Pinsk130,777
Orsha125,347
Novoye Medvezhino120,000
Mazyr112,137
Malinovka105,000
Salihorsk101,614
Maladzyechna101,300
Navapolatsk100,885
Lida98,036
Polatsk82,258
Zhlobin73,089
Svyetlahorsk71,250
Rechytsa65,400
Slutsk62,228
Horad Zhodzina61,007
Slonim51,434
Kobryn50,691
Vawkavysk47,300
Kalinkavichy37,190
Smarhon'36,900
Rahachow34,700
Asipovichy34,591
Horki33,897
Navahrudak30,748
Vilyeyka30,000
Byaroza29,645
Krychaw27,681
Luninyets25,000
Dzyarzhynsk24,609
Ivatsevichy24,200
Hlybokaye22,000
Pastavy20,218
Mar''ina Horka20,100
Pruzhany19,135
Dobrush19,083
Bykhaw17,500
Lyepyel'17,400
Kalodzishchy17,000
Mosty16,102
Shchuchyn15,700
Stowbtsy15,500
Lyasny15,000
Klimavichy14,951
Ashmyany14,345
Mikashevichy14,000
Novolukoml'13,800
Hantsavichy13,800
Zhytkavichy13,630
Ivanava13,614
Zaslawye13,500
Shklow13,485
Drahichyn13,389
Haradok13,380
Khoyniki13,200
Fanipol13,200
Nyasvizh12,847
Byerazino12,800
Horad Smalyavichy12,516
Braslaw12,378
Kastsyukovichy11,946
Berezovka11,800
Baran'11,600
Mstsislaw11,500
Lyakhavichy11,500
Chashniki11,484
Talachyn11,381
Chavusy11,313
Zhabinka10,921
Skidal'10,700
Byelaazyorsk10,691
Myory10,649
Pyetrykaw10,552
Kastsyukowka10,552
Kapyl'10,500
Stolin10,491
Lahoysk10,321
Lyuban'10,107
Staryya Darohi10,094
Uzda10,000
Myadzyel10,000
Syanno9,987
Chervyen'9,900
Valozhyn9,727
Malaryta9,692
Iwye9,684
Klyetsk9,641
Byalynichy9,600
Druzhny8,978
Vyetka8,969
Kirawsk8,700
Kamyanyets8,700
Krupki8,600
Slawharad8,300
Astravyets8,300
Dzyatlava8,300
Dokshytsy8,190
Machulishchy8,000
Hatava8,000
Dubrowna8,000
Cherykaw7,874
Hlusk7,800
Plyeshchanitsy7,800
Karelichy7,800
Vyerkhnyadzvinsk7,700
Davyd-Haradok7,694
Chachersk7,600
Sharkawshchyna7,500
Krasnasyel'ski7,300
Kruhlaye7,300
Klichaw7,200
Zel'va7,000
Vishnyeva7,000
Loyew7,000
Svislach6,886
Lyozna6,600
Loshnitsa6,524
Voranava6,500
Rakaw6,300
Ros'6,200
Krasnapollye6,100
Ushachy6,071
Starobin6,000
Vyalikaya Byerastavitsa5,900
Radashkovichy5,700
Rasony5,400
Chyst'5,300
Smilavichy5,200