Filipów, Podlaskie Voivodeship

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Filipów
Village
Filipów is located in Poland
Filipów
Filipów
Filipów is located in Podlaskie Voivodeship
Filipów
Filipów
Coordinates: 54°10′50″N 22°37′15″E / 54.18056°N 22.62083°E / 54.18056; 22.62083
Country Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie Voivodeship
CountySuwałki County
GminaFilipów
Population
1,814

Filipów [fiˈlipuf] (Lithuanian: Pilypavas), is a village in Suwałki County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland.[1] It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Filipów. It lies approximately 24 kilometres (15 mi) north-west of Suwałki and 124 km (77 mi) north of the regional capital Białystok. In 2006 the village has a population of 1,814.

Formerly a town, Filipów had a city rights from 1570 to 1870, when, as many other former towns in Poland, it lost this status after the January Uprising.

It was a site of Battle of Filipów in 1656.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.

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Coordinates: 54°10′50″N 22°37′15″E / 54.18056°N 22.62083°E / 54.18056; 22.62083