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Bielsk county (powiat bielski) is fifth largest and third most densely populated county in the voivodeship of Podlasie, with the capital in Bielsk Podlaski. The county stretches over an area of 534,75 m2 and is inhabited by about 59 thousand people. Bielsk county comprises two towns and six village districts.
Due to being situated in the area referred to as the Green Lungs of Poland, Bielsk county
is an ideal place for recreation and rest.
Pure natural environment, the charm of the primeval valley of the river Narew, abundance of forests, closeness of the Białowieża Primeval Forest, an array of culturally diversified historic sites, developing tourist base, as well as peculiarly friendly attitude of the inhabitants constitute the district’s main tourist assets.
Convenient location at the crossing of international communication routes, well-developed agriculture and technological and social infrastructure, the ingenuousness of the inhabitants and the friendliness of the local authorities towards investors make our district ideal for business activity.
ul. Mickiewicza 46
17-100 Bielsk Podlaski
tel.: +48 85 833 26 10
fax: +48 85 833 26 12
County Director (Starost) – Sławomir Jerzy Snarski
Deputy County Director – Piotr Bożko
County Secretary – Ryszard Anusiewicz
County Treasurer – Nina Tymińska
County Council Chairman – Adam Miron Łęczycki
Bielsk Podlaski, Town Hall (18th century)
Bielsk Podlaski, Basilica dedicated to the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Nicholas (18th century)
Bielsk Podlaski, Orthodox church dedicated to St Michael Archangel (18th century)
Bielsk Podlaski, So-called ‘Bald Hill’ which is the remnant of the old settlement on the Biała river
A bird's eye view of the city centre of Brańsk
Catholic Church dedicated to the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (19th century)
Valley of the Narew river near Ploski village
SS. Peter and Paul Orthodox church in Rajsk (19th century)
Statue of St John Nepomuk in Boćki (18th century)
Church of St Joseph in Boćki (18th century)
St Dorothy’s parish church in Domanowo (18th century)
Wooden manor in Kalnica (2nd half of the 19th century)
Synagogue in Orla (17th century)
Educational path ‘Under The Green Oak Tree’ by the Orlanka river. Beaver dam
Orthodox church in Szczyty Dzięciołowo (18th century)
Baroque palace of the Ossoliński family in Rudka (18th century)
Pedunculate oak (Quercus robur) Rudosław from Podlasie (460 years old, 114 feet and 83 inches tall, circumference of the trunk 23 feet and 82 inches) in Rudka Forestry
Palace of the Starzeński family in Strabla (18th century)
The former residence of Aleksandra Piłsudska, Marshal Józef Piłsudski’s widow, in Kamienny Dwór (1933)
White stork (Ciconia ciconia)