The largest region in Belarus, located in the central part of the country.
It borders on all regions of the country.
It consists of 22 districts.
Population – 1,432,400 (as of 1 October 2019), nominal average salary – Br1,083.8 (January-October 2019).
Administrative center - Minsk, with a population of 1,992,700.
Area – 4,019,600 hectares, agricultural land – 1,842,000 hectares, including 1,349,800 hectares of arable land
Major industries: engineering, metallurgy, chemicals, footwear, clothing, furniture, agriculture, food and beverages, tourism.
* Here and elsewhere the data as of early 2019.
Source: Minsk Oblast Executive Committee, National Statistics Committee.