|Coordinates (Rudka): Coordinates:|
|• Mayor||Andrzej Anusiewicz|
|• Total||70.21 km2 (27.11 sq mi)|
|• Density||31/km2 (80/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code(s)||+48 085|
Gmina Rudka is located in the geographical region of Europe known as the Wysoczyzny Podlasko – Bialoruskie (English: Podlaskie and Belarus Plateau) and the mezoregion known as the Równina Bielska (English: Bielska Plain).
The gmina covers an area of 70.21 square kilometres (27.1 sq mi).
It is located approximately:
- 132 kilometres (82.0 mi) north-east of Warsaw, the capital of Poland
- 53 kilometres (32.9 mi) south-west of Białystok, the capital of the Podlaskie Voivodeship
- 32 kilometres (19.9 mi) west of Bielsk Podlaski, the seat of Bielsk County
The region has a continental climate which is characterized by high temperatures during summer and long and frosty winters . The average amount of rainfall during the year exceeds 550 millimetres (21.7 in).
Two rivers pass through the Gmina:
Detailed data as of 31 December 2007:
Its seat is the village of Rudka.
The chief executive of the government is the mayor (Polish: wójt).
The legislative portion of the government is the Council (Polish: Rada) comprising the President (Polish: Przewodniczący), the Vice-President (Polish: Wiceprzewodniczący) and thirteen councilors.
The following villages are contained within the gmina:
Neighbouring political subdivisions
Roads and highways
A Voivodeship Road passes through Gmina Rudka:
- Ossoliński Palace - eighteenth century baroque architecture. Built in 1763, rebuilt in the years 1913-1914, the so-called 'New palace " of about 1930. Orangery brick from the second half of the eighteenth century, brick and wood buildings and czworaki from the nineteenth and twentieth in, park, 1763;
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- Sanktuarium Matki Bożej Pojedniania w Hodyszewie (Our Lady of Hodyszewo Sanctuary) in Hodyzewo - 18 kilometres (11.2 mi) northeast
- "Central Statistical Office (GUS) Population: Size and Structure by Administrative Division" (in Polish). 2007-12-31. Archived from the original on 2008-05-05.