Thursday, November 13, 2008

Quick Facts

Quick Facts About Belarus:

Capital: Minsk
Location: Eastern Europe, east of Poland
Border Countries: Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania
Coastline: Landlocked
Population: 10,350,194
Climate: The climate is moderately continental and humid with an average temp 18 degrees in January and 64 degrees in July. Belaurs is situated parallel to the Hudson Bay, Canada. Temps may get as cold as -20 for a low.

In a country about the size of Kansas, there are over 600 orphanages and over 50,000 orphans. There are over 143 million orphans worldwide.

"When you gather the grapes of your vineyard, you shall not go over it again; it shall be for the alien, for the orphan, and for the widow." Deut 24:21

1 comment:

Carol Cranford said...

Marta, what a great idea to capture your trip with a blog. Ihar is a very special boy and I know you can't wait to see him. He will be soooooooooooo excited to see you. Praying for a safe and trouble-free trip.