Flag of Belarus and ru-BY

Locale Code: ru-BY

The locale code represents Russian language in Belarus country.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive ru-BY locale data for Belarus
Country NameBelarus
Country Name (Local)Беларусь
Country Flag🇧🇾
Country Area207600 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)BY
Language NameRussian
Language Name (Local)Русский
Language Code (ISO 639-1)ru
RegionEastern Europe
Capital NameMinsk
Capital Latitude53.9
Capital Longitude27.56667
Postal Code Format######
Postal Code Regex^(\d{6})$


The currency used for the locale code ru-BY is Belarus Rubel.

Currency information for Belarus and ru-BY locale
Currency NameBelarus Rubel
Currency Name (Local)
Currency CodeBYR
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric933
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameKapejek


Belarus has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+03:00.



Belarus shares borders with 5 countries and it's landlocked.

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What is 'ru-BY' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, ru_BY is a locale code for Russian language in Belarus. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.