Gmina Białowieża

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Gmina Białowieża
Białowieża Commune
Gmina
Coat of arms of Gmina Białowieża
Coat of arms
Coordinates (Białowieża): 52°42′4″N 23°52′10″E / 52.70111°N 23.86944°E / 52.70111; 23.86944Coordinates: 52°42′4″N 23°52′10″E / 52.70111°N 23.86944°E / 52.70111; 23.86944
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Hajnówka
Seat Białowieża
Area
 • Total 203.2 km2 (78.5 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,691
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Website http://www.bialowieza.gmina.pl/

Gmina Białowieża is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Hajnówka County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland, on the border with Belarus. Its seat is the village of Białowieża, which lies approximately 21 kilometres (13 mi) east of Hajnówka and 66 km (41 mi) south-east of the regional capital Białystok.

The gmina covers an area of 203.2 square kilometres (78.5 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 2,691.

Villages[edit]

Gmina Białowieża contains the villages and settlements of Białowieża, Czerlonka, Grudki, Podcerkwy, Podolany, Pogorzelce, Przewłoka, Teremiski and Zwierzyniec.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Białowieża is bordered by the gminas of Hajnówka, Narew and Narewka. It also borders Belarus.

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