Gmina Białowieża

Gmina Białowieża is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Hajnówka County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland, on the border with Belarus. Its seat is the village of Białowieża, which lies approximately 21 kilometres (13 mi) east of Hajnówka and 66 km (41 mi) south-east of the regional capital Białystok.

Gmina Białowieża
Białowieża Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Białowieża
Coordinates (Białowieża): 52°42′4″N 23°52′10″E / 52.70111°N 23.86944°E / 52.70111; 23.86944Coordinates: 52°42′4″N 23°52′10″E / 52.70111°N 23.86944°E / 52.70111; 23.86944
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPodlaskie
CountyHajnówka
SeatBiałowieża
Area
 • Total203.2 km2 (78.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total2,691
 • Density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Websitehttp://www.bialowieza.gmina.pl/

The gmina covers an area of 203.2 square kilometres (78.5 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 2,691.

VillagesEdit

Gmina Białowieża contains the villages and settlements of Białowieża, Czerlonka, Grudki, Podcerkwy, Podolany, Pogorzelce, Przewłoka, Teremiski and Zwierzyniec.

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Białowieża is bordered by the gminas of Hajnówka, Narew and Narewka. It also borders Belarus.

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