Orla, Podlaskie Voivodeship

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Orla
Village
Coat of arms of Orla
Coat of arms
Orla is located in Poland
Orla
Orla
Coordinates: 52°42′26″N 23°19′48″E / 52.70722°N 23.33000°E / 52.70722; 23.33000
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Bielsk
Gmina Orla
Population 1,100

Orla [ˈɔrla] is a village in Bielsk County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland.[1] It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Orla. It lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) south-east of Bielsk Podlaski and 47 km (29 mi) south of the regional capital Białystok.

The village has a population of 1,100.

It is in one of five Polish/Belarusian bilingual Gmina in Podlaskie Voivodeship regulated by the Act of 6 January 2005 on National and Ethnic Minorities and on the Regional Languages, which permits certain gminas with significant linguistic minorities to introduce a second, auxiliary language to be used in official contexts alongside Polish.[2]

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Coordinates: 52°42′26″N 23°19′48″E / 52.70722°N 23.33000°E / 52.70722; 23.33000