Czyżew

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Czyżew
Town
Coat of arms of Czyżew
Coat of arms
Czyżew is located in Poland
Czyżew
Czyżew
Coordinates: 52°48′N 22°19′E / 52.800°N 22.317°E / 52.800; 22.317
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Wysokie Mazowieckie
Gmina Czyżew
Population 2,670

Czyżew [ˈt͡ʂɨʐɛf] is a town in Wysokie Mazowieckie County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland.[1] It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Czyżew. It lies approximately 19 kilometres (12 mi) south-west of Wysokie Mazowieckie and 67 km (42 mi) south-west of the regional capital Białystok.

Czyżew previously held town rights from 1738 to 1870; it became a town again on 1 January 2011. The town was re-formed from three villages: Czyżew-Osada ("settlement"), Czyżew-Złote Jabłko ("golden apple") and Czyżew-Stacja ("station"). On the same date the district was renamed from Gmina Czyżew-Osada to Gmina Czyżew.

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Coordinates: 52°48′N 22°19′E / 52.800°N 22.317°E / 52.800; 22.317