Goniądz - urban-rural commune, Mońki County, Podlaskie Voivodship.
Gmina Goniądz is an urban-rural gmina (commune) in Mońki County, Podlaskie
Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland. Its seat is the town of Goniądz,
approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) north-west of Mońki and 51 km (32
mi) north-west of the regional capital Białystok.
Area: 376.68 sq.km (145.4 sq.mi), Population: 5,209 (2006).
Town of Goniądz has a population of 1,915. It was 80% destroyed in
World War II.
Arms and flag adopted on August 2, 2006 (resolution # XLVI/197/06).
"Arms: on the yellow shield black bear walking.
Flag: on the gold (yellow) field black bear walking Ratio: 5:8."
Chrystian Kretowicz, 29 Oct 2008
Goniądz Coat of Arms
image by Chrystian Kretowicz, 29 Oct 2008
adopted 2 Aug 2006