Chomińszczyzna

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Chomińszczyzna
Village
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Hajnówka
Gmina Narewka

Chomińszczyzna [xɔmiɲʂˈt͡ʂɨzna] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Narewka, within Hajnówka County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland, close to the border with Belarus.[1]

It is in one of five Polish/Belarusian bilingual Gmina in Podlaskie Voivodeship regulated by the Act of 6 January 2005 on National and Ethnic Minorities and on the Regional Languages, which permits certain gminas with significant linguistic minorities to introduce a second, auxiliary language to be used in official contexts alongside Polish.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Dz. U. z 2005 r. Nr 17, poz. 141


Coordinates: 52°53′04″N 23°47′36″E / 52.88444°N 23.79333°E / 52.88444; 23.79333