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Kosava, Belarus

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Kosava, Belarus

Kosava, also known as Kossovo (Belarusian: Кóсава, formerly Kosava-Paleskaje, Polish: Kosów Poleski, Russian: Кóссово, Yiddish: קאסעוו‎) is a small town in the Ivatsevichy Raion in the Brest Region of Belarus, located at .

Nearby village Merechevschina is the birthplace of Tadeusz Kościuszko. Kosava is the birthplace of Rabbi Avraham Yeshayahu Karelitz. Nearby is the spectacular (but ruined) Kosava castle, built by the Pusłowski family in 1830, and a replica of Tadeusz Kościuszko's house in Mereczowszczyzna.

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  • Webpage about Kosava Castle

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