Gmina Bielsk Podlaski

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Gmina Bielsk Podlaski
Bielsk Podlaski Commune
Gmina
Location within Bielsk County
Location within Bielsk County
Gmina Bielsk Podlaski is located in Poland
Gmina Bielsk Podlaski
Gmina Bielsk Podlaski
Location within Poland
Coordinates (Bielsk Podlaski): 52°46′N 23°12′E / 52.767°N 23.200°E / 52.767; 23.200Coordinates: 52°46′N 23°12′E / 52.767°N 23.200°E / 52.767; 23.200
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Bielsk
Seat Bielsk Podlaski
Government
 • Mayor Raisa Rajecka
Area
 • Total 430.14 km2 (166.08 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 7,286
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 17-100 to 17-102
Area code(s) +48 085
Car plates BBI
Website http://www.bielskpodlaski.pl

Gmina Bielsk Podlaski [ˈbjɛlsk pɔdˈlaski] ( ) is a rural gmina (Polish:gmina wiejska) in Bielsk County, Podlaskie Voivodeship. It is located in north-eastern Poland.

Geography[edit]

The gmina covers an area of 430.14 square kilometres (166.1 sq mi)

Rivers[edit]

Five rivers pass through the Gmina:

Demographics[edit]

As of 2007 its total population is 7,286.

Municipal Government[edit]

Its seat is the town of Bielsk Podlaski, although the town is not part of the territory of the gmina.

Executive Branch[edit]

The chief executive of the government is the mayor (Polish: wójt).

Legislative Branch[edit]

The legislative portion of the government is the City Council (Polish: Rada), composed of the President (Polish: Przewodniczący), the Vice-President (Polish: Wiceprzewodniczący) and thirteen councilors.

Villages[edit]

Augustowo, Bańki, Biała, Bielanowszczyzna, Bolesty, Brześcianka, Chraboły, Deniski, Dobromil, Dubiażyn, Dwór, Gaj, Grabowiec, Haćki, Hendzel, Hołody, Hryniewicze Duże, Hryniewicze Małe, Husaki, Jacewicze, Knorozy, Knorydy, Knorydy Górne, Knorydy Podleśne, Knorydy Średnie, Korpacz, Koszarka, Kotły, Kozły, Kożyno Duże, Kożyno Małe, Krzywa, Lewki, Łoknica, Łubin Kościelny, Łubin Rudołty, Malinowo, Miękisze, Mokre, Na Brańskiej, Nałogi, Ogrodniki, Orlanka, Orzechowicze, Parcewo, Pasynki, Pietrzykowo-Gołąbki, Pietrzykowo-Wyszki, Piliki, Pilipki, Ploski, Plutycze, Podbiele, Proniewicze, Rajki, Rajsk, Rzepniewo, Saki, Sierakowizna, Skrzypki Duże, Skrzypki Małe, Sobotczyzna, Sobótka, Stołowacz, Stryki, Stupniki, Szastały, Szewele, Treszczotki, Truski, Użyki, Widowo, Woronie, Zawady, Zubowo.

Neighbouring Municipalities[edit]

Gmina Bielsk Podlaski is bordered by the town of Bielsk Podlaski and by the gminas of Boćki, Brańsk, Czyże, Juchnowiec Kościelny, Narew, Orla, Wyszki and Zabłudów.

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