Kosava, Belarus

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Kosava
Косава
Pusłowski palace
Pusłowski palace
Official seal of Kosava
Seal
Kosava is located in Belarus
Kosava
Kosava
Coordinates: 52°45′N 25°09′E / 52.750°N 25.150°E / 52.750; 25.150Coordinates: 52°45′N 25°09′E / 52.750°N 25.150°E / 52.750; 25.150
Country  Belarus
Region Brest Region
Raion Ivatsevichy Raion
Mentioned 1494
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,400
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 225262
Area code(s) +375 1645
License plate 1

Kosava, also known as Kossovo (Belarusian: Кóсава, formerly Kosava-Paleskaje, Polish: Kosów Poleski, Russian: Кóссово, Yiddish: קאסעוו) is a small town in the Ivatsevichy Raion in the Brest Region of Belarus, located at 52°45′N 25°09′E / 52.750°N 25.150°E / 52.750; 25.150.

Nearby village Merechevschina is the birthplace of Tadeusz Kościuszko. Kosava is the birthplace of Rabbi Avraham Yeshayahu Karelitz. Nearby is the spectacular (but ruined) Kosava castle, built by the Pusłowski family in 1830, and a replica of Tadeusz Kościuszko's house in Mereczowszczyzna.

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