Area: approximately 40,200 sq km
Population: approximately 1.4 million
Sister-city relations with Zhejiang established May 10, 2015
Minsk Region, located in the center of Belarus, makes up 19.4 percent of country's land area and 14.85 percent of its population.
Minsk Region is Belarus' main industrial zone. Its major industrial sectors include chemicals, petroleum, machinery manufacturing, metal processing, food processing, and wood processing.
The China-Belarus Industrial Park in Minsk is the largest cooperation project between the two countries.