Gmina Kleszczele

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Gmina Kleszczele
Kleszczele Commune
Gmina
Coat of arms of Gmina Kleszczele
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Kleszczele): 52°34′36″N 23°19′17″E / 52.57667°N 23.32139°E / 52.57667; 23.32139Coordinates: 52°34′36″N 23°19′17″E / 52.57667°N 23.32139°E / 52.57667; 23.32139
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Hajnówka
Seat Kleszczele
Area
 • Total 142.62 km2 (55.07 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,894
 • Density 20/km2 (53/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,432
 • Rural 1,462
Website http://www.kleszczele.fr.pl/

Gmina Kleszczele is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Hajnówka County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland, on the border with Belarus. Its seat is the town of Kleszczele, which lies approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-west of Hajnówka and 61 km (38 mi) south of the regional capital Białystok.

The gmina covers an area of 142.62 square kilometres (55.1 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 2,894 (out of which the population of Kleszczele amounts to 1,432, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 1,462).

Villages[edit]

Apart from the town of Kleszczele, Gmina Kleszczele contains the villages and settlements of Biała Straż, Dąbrowa, Dasze, Dobrowoda, Gruzka, Kośna, Kuraszewo, Piotrowszczyzna, Pogreby, Policzna, Repczyce, Rowy, Sad, Saki, Suchowolce, Toporki, Zaleszany and Żuki.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Kleszczele is bordered by the gminas of Boćki, Czeremcha, Dubicze Cerkiewne, Milejczyce and Orla. It also borders Belarus.

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