Ploski

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For the village in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, see Płoski.
Ploski
Village
Ploski is located in Poland
Ploski
Ploski
Coordinates: 52°53′N 23°15′E / 52.883°N 23.250°E / 52.883; 23.250
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Bielsk
Gmina Gmina Bielsk Podlaski

Ploski [ˈplɔski] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Bielsk Podlaski, within Bielsk County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) north of Bielsk Podlaski and 27 km (17 mi) south of the regional capital Białystok.

Etymology[edit]

The name of the village comes from "plosa" which means "Gulf".[1]

History[edit]

The village was established in sixteenth century.

Places of worship[edit]

Transfiguration Church / Icons of Our Lady of Kazańskiej Chapel - Polish Orthodox[edit]

Built in the nineteenth century. On the left from the gate to the church is a small Chapel which was built in 1863.[2]

Chapel of Saint Łukasz - Polish Orthodox[edit]

Cemetery chapel outside of town, built in 1955.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Gmina Bielsk Podlaski". 2008-08-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Dekanat Bielsk Podlaski" (in Polish). 2008-08-16. 

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Coordinates: 52°53′N 23°15′E / 52.883°N 23.250°E / 52.883; 23.250