The Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodship is situated in the north-eastern part of Poland. It consists of three historic lands: Warmia, Mazury and Powiśle. Due to its environmental values, it is considered to be one of the most beautiful regions of Poland.
The Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodship is the fourth largest region of Poland, the territory of which is 24 thousand square kilometres. Administratively, it is divided into 116 communes and 19 poviats. The city of Olsztyn (over 170 thousand inhabitants) is the capital of the region. Elbląg (130 thousand) and Ełk (60 thousand) are also the cities that list among the region’s largest ones. Altogether, the Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodship is inhabited by more than 1.4 million people. Its density of population is the lowest in Poland - 59 people per square kilometre. However, the region is inhabited by many national minorities: Ukrainian (80 000 people), German (20 000 people), Romani, Belarusian and others.
The project „Regions of Poland” was realized in cooperation with the Offices of the Presidents of the 16 regions of Poland.
Design, coordination, realization – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland
Contents – Offices of the Presidents of the Regions
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