Gmina Wyszki

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Gmina Wyszki
Wyszki Commune
Gmina
Coat of arms of Gmina Wyszki
Coat of arms
Gmina Wyszki within Bielsk County
Gmina Wyszki within Bielsk County
Gmina Wyszki is located in Poland
Gmina Wyszki
Gmina Wyszki
Gmina Wyszki within Bielsk County
Coordinates: 52°50′26.27″N 22°58′29.6″E / 52.8406306°N 22.974889°E / 52.8406306; 22.974889Coordinates: 52°50′26.27″N 22°58′29.6″E / 52.8406306°N 22.974889°E / 52.8406306; 22.974889
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Bielsk
Seat Wyszki
Government
 • Mayor Ryszard Perkowski
Area
 • Total 206.5 km2 (79.7 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 4,914
 • Density 24/km2 (62/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 17-132
Area code(s) +48 085
Car plates BBI
Website http://www.wyszki.pl/

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

Geography[edit]

Brańsk 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 Równina Bielska (Bielska Plain).

The gmina covers an area of 206.5 square kilometres (79.7 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 4,914 100 2,440 49.7 2,474 50.3
Population Density
(persons/km²)
23.8 11.8 12.0

Municipal government[edit]

Its seat is the village of Wyszki.

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]

The following villages are contained within the gmina:

Bogusze, Budlewo, Bujnowo, Falki, Filipy, Gawiny, Godzieby, Górskie, Ignatki, Kalinówka, Kamienny Dwór, Koćmiery, Kowale, Kożuszki, Krupice, Łapcie, Łubice, Łuczaje, Łyse, Malesze, Mierzwin Duży, Mierzwin Mały, Mieszuki, Moskwin, Mulawicze, Niewino Borowe, Niewino Kamieńskie, Niewino Leśne, Niewino Popławskie, Nowe Bagińskie, Nowe Warpechy, Olszanica, Osówka, Ostrówek, Pierzchały, Pulsze, Samułki Duże, Samułki Małe, Sasiny, Sieśki, Stacewicze, Stare Bagińskie, Stare Niewino, Stare Warpechy, Stare Zalesie, Strabla, Szczepany, Szpaki, Topczewo, Trzeszczkowo, Tworki, Wiktorzyn, Wodźki, Wólka Pietkowska, Wólka Zaleska, Wypychy, Wyszki, Zakrzewo, Zdrojki.

Neighbouring political subdivisions[edit]

Gmina Wyszki is bordered by the gminas of Bielsk Podlaski, Brańsk, Juchnowiec Kościelny, Poświętne and Suraż.

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