Gmina Choroszcz

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Gmina Choroszcz
Choroszcz Commune
Gmina
Flag of Gmina Choroszcz
Flag
Coat of arms of Gmina Choroszcz
Coat of arms
Location within Białystok County
Location within Białystok County
Coordinates (Choroszcz): 53°8′N 22°59′E / 53.133°N 22.983°E / 53.133; 22.983Coordinates: 53°8′N 22°59′E / 53.133°N 22.983°E / 53.133; 22.983
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Białystok County
Seat Choroszcz
Area
 • Total 163.5 km2 (63.1 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 14,127
 • Urban 5,732
 • Rural 8,395
Website http://www.choroszcz.pl

Gmina Choroszcz is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Białystok County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland. Its seat is the town of Choroszcz, which lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) west of the regional capital Białystok.

The gmina covers an area of 163.5 square kilometres (63.1 sq mi), and as of 2011 its total population is 14,127 (out of which the population of Choroszcz amounts to 5,732, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 8,395).

Villages[edit]

Apart from the town of Choroszcz, Gmina Choroszcz contains the villages and settlements of Babino, Barszczewo, Czaplino, Dzikie, Dzikie-Kolonia, Gajowniki, Gajowniki-Kolonia, Izbiszcze, Jeroniki, Klepacze, Kolonia Czaplino, Konowały, Kościuki, Krupniki, Kruszewo, Łyski, Mińce, Ogrodniki Barszczewskie, Oliszki, Pańki, Porosły, Porosły-Kolonia, Rogówek, Rogowo, Rogowo-Kolonia, Rogowo-Majątek, Ruszczany, Sienkiewicze, Sikorszczyzna, Śliwno, Turczyn, Zaczerlany, Zaczerlany-Kolonia, Złotoria, Złotoria-Kolonia, Złotoria-Podlesie, Żółtki and Żółtki-Kolonia.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Choroszcz is bordered by the city of Białystok and by the gminas of Dobrzyniewo Duże, Juchnowiec Kościelny, Kobylin-Borzymy, Łapy, Sokoły, Turośń Kościelna and Tykocin.

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