Paszkowszczyzna, Bielsk County

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Paszkowszczyzna
Village
Paszkowszczyzna is located in Poland
Paszkowszczyzna
Paszkowszczyzna
Coordinates: 52°41′N 23°16′E / 52.683°N 23.267°E / 52.683; 23.267
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Bielsk
Gmina Orla
Population 150

Paszkowszczyzna [paʂkɔfʂˈt͡ʂɨzna] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Orla, within Bielsk County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south-west of Orla, 11 km (7 mi) south-east of Bielsk Podlaski, and 49 km (30 mi) south of the regional capital Białystok.

The village has a population of 150.

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°41′N 23°16′E / 52.683°N 23.267°E / 52.683; 23.267