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Mońki
Mońki
[ˈmɔɲkʲi] is a town in northeastern Poland
Poland
and, as of 1999, is situated in the Podlaskie Voivodeship. From 1975 to 1998 it was part of the Białystok
Białystok
Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is the capital of Mońki
Mońki
County.

Contents

1 History 2 Symbols 3 Economy 4 Education 5 Transport 6 Export 7 Tourism 8 Gallery 9 References

History[edit] In the 16th century Mońki
Mońki
was a village owned by the Mońko family. In the 19th century, when building railroad from Grodno was in progress, in the neighborhood of Mońki
Mońki
a train station was built. After the First World War a Catholic church was built. In the late World War II Germans destroyed the church. After the war, in 1954, the village was adopted as capital of the Mońki
Mońki
county. That increased develop of the village and in 1965 Mońki
Mońki
became a city. In 1975 the county was deleted, but it returned in 1999 (1998). Symbols[edit] Mońki's coat of arms presents a lady with potatoes. It is connected with an old type of farming in Mońki
Mońki
village and it neighbourhood. In city (also in 2012) was organised a day of potato. Many of Mońki's inhabitants have moved abroad, particularly to the US, so they can send remittances to their families. Economy[edit] In Mońki
Mońki
existed especially food enterprises. The largest is Moniecka Spółdzielnia Mleczarska (dairy). Education[edit] In Mońki
Mońki
existed two primary school (one connected with first grade music school), gymnasium. general liceum, technikum and szkoła zawodowa. Transport[edit] Through Mońki
Mońki
goes droga krajowa 65 (road), connecting city with Białystok
Białystok
and Grajewo. Export[edit] Several tech companies have risen during the last 10 years. Tourism[edit] Near Mońki
Mońki
there are some of the greatest swamps in Europe, the Biebrza
Biebrza
River Swamps, and in 1993 the government created the Biebrza National Park (BNP) to recognise and protect their unique nature. The Biebrza
Biebrza
River Swamps are an important habitat for rare birds such as the ruff (pol. batalion), which is a symbol of the BNP. Gallery[edit]

Church - św. Brata Alberta

Park - square

Airplane Monument

Monument to Armia Krajowa, Mońki

The railway station from 1930s

Niepodległości Street in Mońki

The dairy

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Mońki.

Coordinates: 53°24′N 22°49′E / 53.400°N 22.817°E / 53.400; 22.817

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Mońki
County

Seat

Mońki

Urban-rural gminas

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Goniądz Gmina
Gmina
Knyszyn Gmina
Gmina
Mońki

Rural gminas

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Jasionówka Gmina
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Jaświły Gmina
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Krypno Gmina
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Gmina
Gmina
Mońki

Town and seat

Mońki

Villages

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