|Geographic location :|
|Residents :||10,107 (Dec. 31, 2016)|
|Postal code :||19-100|
|Telephone code :||(+48) 85|
|License plate :||BMN|
|Economy and Transport|
|Street :||Ełk - Białystok ( DK 65 )|
|Rail route :||Białystok – Ełk|
|Next international airport :||Warsaw|
The city is located in north-eastern Poland about 40 kilometers northwest of Białystok .
In addition to the city that gives it its name, the urban and rural community includes 41 villages with a school district office.
- Maria Janion (1926–2020), Polish literary scholar and university professor; born in Mońki
- Henryk Ciereszko (* 1955), Polish bishop; 1981–1983 vicar in Mońki.
- Community website (Polish)