Koszele, Podlaskie Voivodeship
Koszele [kɔˈʂɛlɛ] (Belarusian: Кашэлі, Podlachian: Košeliê, Ukrainian: Кошелі) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Orla, within Bielsk County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi) south-east of Bielsk Podlaski and 48 km (30 mi) south of the regional capital Białystok.
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.
- "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
- Dz. U. z 2005 r. Nr 17, poz. 141
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