Gmina Rutka-Tartak

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Gmina Rutka-Tartak

Rutka-Tartak Commune
Coat of arms of Gmina Rutka-Tartak
Coat of arms
Gmina Rutka-Tartak within the Suwałki County
Gmina Rutka-Tartak within the Suwałki County
Coordinates (Rutka-Tartak): 54°20′N 22°59′E / 54.333°N 22.983°E / 54.333; 22.983Coordinates: 54°20′N 22°59′E / 54.333°N 22.983°E / 54.333; 22.983
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPodlaskie
CountySuwałki County
SeatRutka-Tartak
Area
 • Total92.32 km2 (35.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total2,287
 • Density25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Websitehttp://www.niemen.org.pl/gminy/rutkatartak/

Gmina Rutka-Tartak is a rural gmina (administrative district) in Suwałki County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland, on the Lithuanian border. Its seat is the village of Rutka-Tartak, which lies approximately 28 kilometres (17 mi) north of Suwałki and 136 km (85 mi) north of the regional capital Białystok.

The gmina covers an area of 92.32 square kilometres (35.6 sq mi), and as of 2006 its total population is 2,287.

The gmina contains part of the protected area called Suwałki Landscape Park.

Villages[edit]

Gmina Rutka-Tartak contains the villages and settlements of Baranowo, Bondziszki, Ejszeryszki, Folusz, Ignatowizna, Jałowo, Jasionowo, Jodoziory, Kadaryszki, Kleszczówek, Krejwiany, Kupowo, Lizdejki, Michałówka, Olszanka, Pobondzie, Polimonie, Postawele, Poszeszupie, Poszeszupie-Folwark, Potopy, Rowele, Rutka-Tartak, Sikorowizna, Smolnica, Smolniki, Trzcianka and Wierzbiszki.

Neighbouring gminas[edit]

Gmina Rutka-Tartak is bordered by the gminas of Jeleniewo, Szypliszki and Wiżajny. It also borders Lithuania.

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