Stare Leśne Bohatery

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Stare Leśne Bohatery
Stare Leśne Bohatery is located in Poland
Stare Leśne Bohatery
Stare Leśne Bohatery
Coordinates: 53°47′47″N 23°32′2″E / 53.79639°N 23.53389°E / 53.79639; 23.53389
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Augustów
Gmina Lipsk

Stare Leśne Bohatery [ˈstarɛ ˈlɛɕnɛ bɔxaˈtɛrɨ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Lipsk, within Augustów County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland, close to the border with Belarus.[1] It lies approximately 12 kilometres (7 mi) north-east of Lipsk, 38 km (24 mi) east of Augustów, and 80 km (50 mi) north of the regional capital Białystok.


The name of the settlement originates from Belarusian: "багатыр", which means "rich man". There is also a settlement Polnyja Bahatyry on the Belarusian side of the border.


Coordinates: 53°47′46.58″N 23°32′2.33″E / 53.7962722°N 23.5339806°E / 53.7962722; 23.5339806