Giby

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Giby
Village
Saint Anne Church
Saint Anne Church
Giby is located in Poland
Giby
Giby
Coordinates: 54°2′N 23°22′E / 54.033°N 23.367°E / 54.033; 23.367
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Sejny
Gmina Giby
Population (approx.) 1,000

Giby [ˈɡibɨ], is a village in Sejny County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland, close to the borders with Belarus and Lithuania.[1] It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Giby. It lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) south of Sejny and 103 km (64 mi) north of the regional capital Białystok.

The village has an approximate population of 1,000. It was established in 1594.

Today's Catholic church of St. Anne (1912) originally served Old Believers in Pogorzelec village, from where it was moved to Giby in 1982.

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Coordinates: 54°02′N 23°22′E / 54.033°N 23.367°E / 54.033; 23.367