Gmina Raczki

Gmina Raczki is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Suwałki County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland. Its seat is the village of Raczki, which lies approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) south-west of Suwałki and 100 km (62 mi) north of the regional capital Białystok.

Gmina Raczki
Raczki Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Raczki
Gmina Raczki within the Suwałki County
Gmina Raczki within the Suwałki County
Coordinates (Raczki): 53°59′N 22°47′E / 53.983°N 22.783°E / 53.983; 22.783Coordinates: 53°59′N 22°47′E / 53.983°N 22.783°E / 53.983; 22.783
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPodlaskie
CountySuwałki County
SeatRaczki
Area
 • Total142.25 km2 (54.92 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total6,137
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Websitehttp://www.raczki.pl

The gmina covers an area of 142.25 square kilometres (54.9 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 6,137.

VillagesEdit

Gmina Raczki contains the villages and settlements of Bakaniuk, Bolesty, Chodźki, Dowspuda, Franciszkowo, Jankielówka, Jaśki, Józefowo, Koniecbór, Korytki, Krukówek, Kurianki Drugie, Kurianki Pierwsze, Lipówka, Lipowo, Ludwinowo, Małe Raczki, Moczydły, Planta, Podwysokie, Rabalina, Raczki, Rudniki, Sidory, Słoboda, Stoki, Sucha Wieś, Szczodruchy, Szkocja, Wasilówka, Wierciochy, Witówka, Wronowo, Wysokie, Ziółkowo and Żubrynek.

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Raczki is bordered by the gminas of Augustów, Bakałarzewo, Kalinowo, Nowinka, Suwałki and Wieliczki.

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