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CHORZELE, POLAND
   

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Other Names:   Chorzele [Pol], Chortzel [Yid], Khozhele [Rus], Chorzellen [Ger], Khorzel, Khorzele, Khorzhel, Khozhel
Location:    53 16' N 20 54' E; 16 miles N. of Przasnysz, 49 miles W. of  Lomża, 70 miles NE of Plock, 70 miles N. of Warsaw

The town of Chorzele lies near the Orzyc River in Przasnysz County, in the Province (voivodeship) of Masovia.  It is the "seat" of the administrative district, Gmina Chorzele.    Gmina Chorzele is composed of the town of Chorzele and its neighboring villages.   According to Wikipedia.com, the town of Chorzele has a population of 2,783, while the villages comprise about 7,334 inhabitants. (2006). Gmina Chorzele is about 143 square miles and its total population is 10,117. Agriculture is the main industry
the region.

See below for links to maps of the area.

Urząd Miasta i Gminy Chorzele.     This is the website for the City and Municipality of Chorzele.  The site is in Polish.  On the right hand side of the page, scroll down and you will find a map.




  Map
      
 Map of Poland: Source: Wikipedia.com "Masovian Voivodeship"
 Orange arrow indicates approximate location of Chorzele in the province of Masovia.


 





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