Siemiatycze

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Siemiatycze
Ascension of Virgin Mary Church
Ascension of Virgin Mary Church
Flag of Siemiatycze
Flag
Coat of arms of Siemiatycze
Coat of arms
Siemiatycze is located in Poland
Siemiatycze
Siemiatycze
Coordinates: 52°25′38″N 22°51′45″E / 52.42722°N 22.86250°E / 52.42722; 22.86250
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Siemiatycze County
Gmina Siemiatycze (urban gmina)
Established 15th century
Town rights 1542
Government
 • Mayor Zbigniew Jan Radomski
Area
 • Total 36.25 km2 (14.00 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 15,169
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 17-300
Area code(s) +48 85
Car plates BSI
Website http://www.siemiatycze-um.com.pl

Siemiatycze [ɕɛmʲaˈtɨt͡ʂɛ] is a town in north-eastern Poland, with 15,209 inhabitants (2004). It is situated in the Podlaskie Voivodeship (since 1999); previously it was in Białystok Voivodeship (1975-1998) (1975–1998). It is the capital of Siemiatycze County.

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Coordinates: 52°27′N 22°53′E / 52.450°N 22.883°E / 52.450; 22.883