Gmina Michałowo

Gmina Michałowo is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Białystok County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland, on the border with Belarus. Its seat is the town of Michałowo, which lies approximately 31 kilometres (19 mi) east of the regional capital Białystok. (Michałowo gained town status on 1 January 2009 – prior to that the district was classed as a rural gmina.)

Gmina Michałowo

Michałowo Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Michałowo
Coat of arms
Location within Białystok County
Location within Białystok County
Coordinates (Michałowo): 53°2′12″N 23°36′13″E / 53.03667°N 23.60361°E / 53.03667; 23.60361Coordinates: 53°2′12″N 23°36′13″E / 53.03667°N 23.60361°E / 53.03667; 23.60361
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPodlaskie
CountyBiałystok County
SeatMichałowo
Area
 • Total409.19 km2 (157.99 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total7,263
 • Density18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Websitehttp://michalowo.anawoj.org/

The gmina covers an area of 409.19 square kilometres (158.0 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 7,263, out of which the population of Michałowo is 3,343.

The gmina contains part of the protected area called Knyszyń Forest Landscape Park.

VillagesEdit

Apart from the town of Michałowo, the gmina contains the villages and settlements of Bachury, Bagniuki, Barszczewo, Bieńdziuga, Bołtryki, Bondary, Borsukowizna, Brzezina, Budy, Cisówka, Ciwoniuki, Dublany, Garbary, Gonczary, Gorbacze, Hieronimowo, Hoźna, Jałówka, Julianka, Juszkowy Gród, Kalitnik, Kamienny Bród, Kazimierowo, Kituryki, Kobylanka, Kokotowo, Kokotowo-Leśniczówka, Koleśne, Kondratki, Kopce, Kowalowy Gród, Krugły Lasek, Krukowszczyzna, Krynica, Kuchmy-Kuce, Kuchmy-Pietruki, Kuryły, Leonowicze, Lewsze, Maciejkowa Góra, Majdan, Marynka, Michałowo-Kolonia, Mościska, Mostowlany-Kolonia, Nowa Łuplanka, Nowa Wola, Nowe Kuchmy, Nowosady, Odnoga-Kuźmy, Osiedle Bondary, Oziabły, Pieńki, Pieńki-Kolonia, Planty, Pólko, Potoka, Rochental, Romanowo, Rudnia, Rybaki, Sacharki, Sokole, Stanek, Stara Łuplanka, Stare Kuchmy, Supruny, Suszcza, Świnobród, Szymki, Tanica Dolna, Tanica Górna, Tokarowszczyzna, Topolany, Tylwica, Tylwica-Kolonia, Tylwica-Majątek, Wierch-Topolany, Zajma, Zaleszany and Żednia.

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Michałowo is bordered by the gminas of Gródek, Narew, Narewka and Zabłudów. It also borders Belarus.

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