Gmina Boćki

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Gmina Boćki
Boćki Commune
Gmina
Coat of arms of Gmina Boćki
Coat of arms
Gmina Boćki is located in Poland
Gmina Boćki
Gmina Boćki
Coordinates (Boćki): 52°39′N 23°2′E / 52.650°N 23.033°E / 52.650; 23.033Coordinates: 52°39′N 23°2′E / 52.650°N 23.033°E / 52.650; 23.033
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Bielsk
Seat Boćki
Government
 • Mayor Stanisław Derehajło
Area
 • Total 232.06 km2 (89.60 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 4,906
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 17-111
Car plates BBI
Website http://www.gminabocki.pl

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

Geography[edit]

Gmina Boćki is located in the geographical region of Europe known as the Wysoczyzny Podlasko – Bialoruskie (English: Podlaskie and Belarus Plateau) and the mezoregion known as the Równinę Bielską (English: Bielska Plain).

The Nurzec River, a tributary of the Bug River, passes through Gmina Boćki.

The gmina covers an area of 232.06 square kilometres (89.6 sq mi).

Location[edit]

It is located approximately:

Climate[edit]

The region has a continental climate which is characterized by high temperatures during summer and long and frosty winters . The average amount of rainfall during the year exceeds 550 millimetres (21.7 in).

Demographics[edit]

Detailed data as of 31 December 2007:[1]

  Total Women Men
Unit Number  % Number  % Number  %
Population 4906 100 2,391 48.7 2,515 51.3
Population Density
(persons/km²)
21.1 10.3 10.8

Municipal government[edit]

Gmina Boćki in Bielsk County

Its seat is the village of Boćki

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 Council (Polish: Rada), composed of the President (Polish: Przewodniczący), the Vice President (Polish: Wiceprzewodniczący) and thirteen councilors.

Villages[edit]

The following villages are contained within the gmina:

Andryjanki, Boćki, Bodaczki, Bodaki, Bystre, Chranibory Drugie, Chranibory Pierwsze, Dubno, Dziecinne, Hawryłki, Jakubowskie, Krasna Wieś, Młynisk, Mołoczki, Nurzec, Olszewo, Pasieka, Piotrowo-Krzywokoły, Piotrowo-Trojany, Przy Ostaszach, Sasiny, Siedlece, Siekluki, Sielc, Skalimowo, Solniki, Starowieś, Szeszyły, Szumki, Śnieżki, Torule, Wandalin, Wandalinek, Wiercień, Wojtki, Wygonowo, Wylan, Żołoćki.

Neighbouring political subdivisions[edit]

Gmina Boćki is bordered by the gminas of Bielsk Podlaski, Brańsk, Dziadkowice, Kleszczele, Milejczyce and Orla.

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