Gmina Tykocin

Gmina Tykocin is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Białystok County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland. Its seat is the town of Tykocin, which lies approximately 29 kilometres (18 mi) west of the regional capital Białystok.

Gmina Tykocin

Tykocin Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Tykocin
Coat of arms
Location within Białystok County
Location within Białystok County
Coordinates (Tykocin): 53°12′11″N 22°46′15″E / 53.20306°N 22.77083°E / 53.20306; 22.77083Coordinates: 53°12′11″N 22°46′15″E / 53.20306°N 22.77083°E / 53.20306; 22.77083
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPodlaskie
CountyBiałystok County
SeatTykocin
Area
 • Total207.34 km2 (80.05 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total6,477
 • Density31/km2 (81/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,893
 • Rural
4,584
Websitehttp://www.tykocin.hg.pl

The gmina covers an area of 207.34 square kilometres (80.1 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 6,477 (out of which the population of Tykocin amounts to 1,893, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 4,584).

VillagesEdit

Apart from the town of Tykocin, Gmina Tykocin contains the villages and settlements of Bagienki, Broniszewo, Dobki, Hermany, Janin, Kapice-Lipniki, Kiermusy, Kiślaki, Krosno, Łaziuki, Łazy Duże, Łazy Małe, Leśniki, Lipniki, Łopuchowo, Nieciece, Nowe Jeżewo, Pajewo, Piaski, Popowlany, Radule, Rzędziany, Sanniki, Sawino, Siekierki, Sierki, Słomianka, Stare Jeżewo, Stare Kapice, Stelmachowo, Stelmachowo-Kolonia, Szafranki, Tatary and Żuki.

Neighbouring gminasEdit

Gmina Tykocin is bordered by the gminas of Choroszcz, Dobrzyniewo Duże, Kobylin-Borzymy, Krypno, Trzcianne and Zawady.

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