Updated at 11:50,16-10-2017

This map of Europe reveals the BIGGEST Stereotype About Belarus

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An infographic map made by Czech linguist, mathematician, and artist Jakub Marian has pointed out the underlying perceptions of European countries, as suggested by Googles autocomplete function.

Jakub searched Google to investigate what people wanted to find out about a country, using the question:

Why is [country]


He then put the autocomplete suggestions on the map and heres what he got:

This map of Europe reveals the BIGGEST Stereotype About Belarus


Many of the results are linked to current news events. People are trying to find out more about Russias military operations in Syria or about the British withdrawal from the EU.

And then, of course, there are lots of stereotypes: Apparently, the Czechs are atheists, the Poles Catholics, and the Danes happy, Jakub writes.

So what do we get when it comes to Belarus?

This map of Europe reveals the BIGGEST Stereotype About Belarus


Yep, still, after 25 years of independence!!!