Iosefovka ( Josefovka  ) is a village in the Smolensk region of Russia , in the Khislavichi district . It is located in the southwestern part of the region 11 km south of Khislavichi , 12 km east of the border with Belarus . The population is 299 inhabitants ( 2007 ). The administrative center of the Josefovo rural settlement.
|Subject of the federation||Smolensk region|
|Municipal District||Khislavichi district|
|History and Geography|
|Climate type||temperate continental|
|Timezone||UTC + 3|
|Population||299 people ( 2007 )|
|Density||166.11 people / km²|
|Telephone code||+7 48140|
Josefovka is one of two settlements in Russia whose name begins with the letter " Y " (the other is the city of Yoshkar-Ola )  .
Secondary school, cultural center, shops, private enterprise for quail breeding, first-aid post, library, Soyuz agricultural cooperative.