Gmina Wasilków

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Gmina Wasilków
Wasilków Commune
Gmina
Coat of arms of Gmina Wasilków
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Wasilków): 53°12′18″N 23°12′16″E / 53.20500°N 23.20444°E / 53.20500; 23.20444Coordinates: 53°12′18″N 23°12′16″E / 53.20500°N 23.20444°E / 53.20500; 23.20444
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Białystok County
Seat Wasilków
Area
 • Total 127.17 km2 (49.10 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 12,790
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
 • Urban 8,967
 • Rural 3,823
Website http://www.um.wasilkow.pl

Gmina Wasilków is an urban-rural gmina (administrative district) in Białystok County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland. Its seat is the town of Wasilków, which lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) north of the regional capital Białystok.

The gmina covers an area of 127.17 square kilometres (49.1 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 12,790 (out of which the population of Wasilków amounts to 8,967, and the population of the rural part of the gmina is 3,823).

The gmina contains part of the protected area called Knyszyń Forest Landscape Park.

Villages[edit]

Apart from the town of Wasilków, Gmina Wasilków contains the villages and settlements of Burczak, Dąbrówki, Horodnianka, Horodnianka-Kolonia, Jurowce, Jurowce-Kolonia, Katrynka, Katrynka-Leśniczówka, Mostek, Mostek-Gajówka, Nowodworce, Osowicze, Ożynnik, Podkrzemionka, Rybniki, Sielachowskie, Sochonie, Studzianki, Wólka Poduchowna, Wólka-Przedmieście, Woroszyły, Zapieczki and Zaścianek.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Wasilków is bordered by the city of Białystok and by the gminas of Czarna Białostocka, Dobrzyniewo Duże and Supraśl.

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