Grajewo

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Grajewo
ul. Piłsudskiego in Grajewo
ul. Piłsudskiego in Grajewo
Coat of arms of Grajewo
Coat of arms
Grajewo is located in Poland
Grajewo
Grajewo
Coordinates: 53°39′N 22°27′E / 53.650°N 22.450°E / 53.650; 22.450
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Grajewo County
Gmina Grajewo (urban gmina)
Established 15th century
Town rights 1540
Government
 • Mayor Adam Kiełczewski
Area
 • Total 18.93 km2 (7.31 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 22,651
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 19-200
Area code(s) +48 86
Car plates BGR
Website http://www.grajewo.pl

Grajewo [ɡraˈjɛvɔ], is a town in north-eastern Poland with 23,302 inhabitants (2006). It is situated in the Podlaskie Voivodeship (since 1999); previously, it was in Łomża Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is the capital of Grajewo County.

Points of interest[edit]

Neo-Gothic Church of the Holy Trinity
  • Wooden houses from the 19th century
  • Classicist chapel of Wilczewski family from 1839 at the cemetery
  • Neo-Gothic church of the Holy Trinity from 1882
  • Church belfry from 1837
  • Tavern from mid 19th century
  • Railway station from 1873
  • Roadside chapels from mid 19th century
  • Building of a local Secondary School from 1931
  • The market square from the 18th century

Sports[edit]

Notable people from Grajewo[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Grajewo is twinned with:

External links[edit]

Media related to Grajewo at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 53°39′N 22°27′E / 53.650°N 22.450°E / 53.650; 22.450