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The town of Goniadz is in the Podlaskie Voivodeship (province) in northeastern Poland. The town is near the Biebrzanska Valley, on the Biebrza River water trail connecting the lakes of the Augustowska Plain and Elk Lakeland with the Narew River. Goniadz is approximately 30 miles northwest of Bialystok, and 45 miles southwest of Grodno. The town’s coordinates are 53°29' N, 22°45' E. 

There are a number of variants of the name Goniadz which may have been used over the years, and of which any researcher should be aware:
GoniÄ…dz [Polish], Goniondzh [Yiddish], Gonyendz [Russian], Gonyadz, Gonyandz, Gonyondz, Gonyondzh, Goniondz

Click here for a link to an online map. 

The map below was drawn by a resident of Goniadz from memory, and is published in the Yiskor book "Sefer yizkor Goniadz", J. Ben-Meir (Treshansky), Ed., Tel Aviv, 1960. 

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