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Masovian Voivodeship
województwo mazowieckie-Warsaw
Official flag of Masovian Voivodeship
Flag|Official Coat of Arms of Masovian Voivodeship
Coat of Arms
Masovian Voivodeship within Poland
Geographical characteristics
Area 35,579 km²
Land km²
Water km²
Population
Total (2003) 5,136,000
Density 144.3/km²
Administrative division
Administrative division of Masovian Voivodeship onto powiats
Powiats
Urban powiats 4
Rural powiats 38
Communes 314
Marshal of the voivodship Adam Struzik
Voivode Leszek Mizieliński

Masovian Voivodeship (Polish: województwo mazowieckie) is the largest and most populous of the sixteen Polish administrative regions or voivodeships created in 1999. It covers an area of 35,598 km² in eastern-central Poland and has nearly 5.1 million inhabitants. Its principal cities are Warsaw (population 1.6 million) in the center, Radom (227,309) in the south, Płock (130,000) in the west, Siedlce (75,000) in the east, and Ostrołęka (55,000) in the north. Warsaw (Polish: , (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... The tricolour flag of France A flag is a piece of coloured cloth flown from a pole or mast, usually for purposes of signalling or identification. ... A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments. ... Image File history File links Mazowsze_logo. ... Masovian Voivodship on a map of Poland File links The following pages link to this file: Masovian Voivodship Categories: GFDL images ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January events January 1 Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... A powiat (pronounced povyat; plural, powiaty) is the Polish third-level unit of administration, equivalent to a county, district or prefecture (NUTS-3) in some countries. ... Gmina is the principal unit (lowest level) of the territorial division in Poland, and is equivalent to a commune or municipality. ... For the heavy metal music band see Voivod (band). ... The voivodeship (Polish: województwo) has been a second-level administrative unit in Poland since the 14th century. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Warsaw (Polish: , (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Radom (pronounce: [radÉ”m]) is a city in central Poland with 227 309 inhabitants. ... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada Miasta PÅ‚ock Mayor MirosÅ‚aw Milewski Area 88 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 210 - 1456/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 52°33 N 19°42 E Area code +48 24 Car plates WP (city) WPL (rest) Twin towns Darmstadt in... Coat of arms Siedlce Siedlce (pronounce: [É•È‹edlʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland with 77 092 inhabitants (2005). ... Coat of arms of OstroÅ‚eka OstroÅ‚Ä™ka is a town in northeastern Poland on the Narew river, about 120 km northeast of Warsaw, with a population of 55,300 (2000) and area 29 km². Situated in the Masovian Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Ostroleka Voivodship (1975-1998). ...


The Voivodeship was created January 1, 1999, out of the former Warsaw, Płock, Ciechanów, Ostrołęka, Siedlce and Radom Voivodeships, pursuant to the Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. The voivodeship's name recalls the traditional name of the region, Masovia, with which it is roughly coterminous. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...

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Masovia Voivodeship counties

Masovia Voivodeship is divided into 42 counties (powiat): 4 city counties (miasto na prawach powiatu) and 38 land counties (powiat ziemski), comprising 325 communes (gmina), which include 85 urban communes or cities. A powiat (pronounced povyat; plural, powiaty) is the Polish third-level unit of administration, equivalent to a county, district or prefecture (NUTS-3) in some countries. ... Gmina is the principal unit (lowest level) of the territorial division in Poland, and is equivalent to a commune or municipality. ...


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  1. Warsaw
  2. Ostrołęka and Ostrołęka County
  3. Płock County and Płock City County
  4. Radom County and Radom City County
  5. Siedlce and Siedlce City County
  6. Żuromin
  7. Mława
  8. Przasnysz
  9. Ciechanów
  10. Sierpc
  11. Maków Mazowiecki
  12. Ostrów Mazowiecka
  13. Płońsk
  14. Pułtusk
  15. Wyszków
  16. Gostynin
  17. Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki
  18. Legionowo
  19. Wołomin
  1. Węgrów
  2. Sokołów Podlaski
  3. Sochaczew
  4. Warszawa Zachód
  5. Mińsk Mazowiecki
  6. Łosice
  7. Żyrardów
  8. Grodzisk Mazowiecki
  9. Pruszków
  10. Piaseczno
  11. Otwock County
  12. Grójec
  13. Garwolin County
  14. Białobrzegi
  15. Kozienice
  16. Przysucha County
  17. Zwoleń
  18. Szydłowiec
  19. Lipsko

Warsaw (Polish: , (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Coat of arms of OstroÅ‚eka OstroÅ‚Ä™ka is a town in northeastern Poland on the Narew river, about 120 km northeast of Warsaw, with a population of 55,300 (2000) and area 29 km². Situated in the Masovian Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Ostroleka Voivodship (1975-1998). ... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada Miasta PÅ‚ock Mayor MirosÅ‚aw Milewski Area 88 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 210 - 1456/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 52°33 N 19°42 E Area code +48 24 Car plates WP (city) WPL (rest) Twin towns Darmstadt in... Radom County (Polish Powiat radomski) is a unit of administrative division of Polands Masovian Voivodship. ... Radom (pronounce: [radÉ”m]) is a city in central Poland with 227 309 inhabitants. ... Coat of arms Siedlce Siedlce (pronounce: [É•È‹edlʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland with 77 092 inhabitants (2005). ... Legionowo County (Polish: powiat) is located to the north of Warszawa (Warsaw) in central Poland. ... Grojec County (Polish Powiat Grójecki) is a county in the Masovian Voivodship, Poland, located in the southeast of the country. ... Powiat of Kozienice (Polish Powiat Kozienicki) is a unit of administrative division of Polands Masovian Voivodship. ... Lipsko County (Polish powiat lipski) is a county in the Masovian Voivodship, Poland, located in the southeast of the country. ...

Polish names and County Capitals

  • Ostrołęka City County (Ostrołęka - miasto na prawach powiatu)
  • Płock City County (Płock - miasto na prawach powiatu)
  • Radom City County (Radom - miasto na prawach powiatu)
  • Siedlce City County (Siedlce - miasto na prawach powiatu)
  • Warszawa City County (Warszawa - miasto na prawach powiatu)

Coat of arms of OstroÅ‚eka OstroÅ‚Ä™ka is a town in northeastern Poland on the Narew river, about 120 km northeast of Warsaw, with a population of 55,300 (2000) and area 29 km². Situated in the Masovian Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Ostroleka Voivodship (1975-1998). ... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada Miasta PÅ‚ock Mayor MirosÅ‚aw Milewski Area 88 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 210 - 1456/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 52°33 N 19°42 E Area code +48 24 Car plates WP (city) WPL (rest) Twin towns Darmstadt in... Radom (pronounce: [radÉ”m]) is a city in central Poland with 227 309 inhabitants. ... Coat of arms Siedlce Siedlce (pronounce: [É•È‹edlʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland with 77 092 inhabitants (2005). ... Warszawa can refer to: Warsaw, capital city of Poland Warszawa, a song written by David Bowie and Brian Eno off the album Low. ... BiaÅ‚obrzegi is a town in Poland, in Mazowsze Voivodship, about 60 km south of Warsaw. ... Ciechanów coat of arms Ciechanów (pronounced (IPA): [tÉ•exanuv]) is a town in north-central Poland with 47,900 inhabitants (2002). ... Coat of arms of Garwolina Garwolin is a town in Poland, 62 km southeast of Warsaw, 100 km northwest of Lublin with 16,500 inhabitants (2002). ... Gostynin is a town in Central Poland with 20,200 inhabitants (1995). ... Grodzisk Mazowiecki is a town in central Poland with 24,900 inhabitants in 1995. ... Grojec County (Polish Powiat Grójecki) is a county in the Masovian Voivodship, Poland, located in the southeast of the country. ... Grójec is a town in Poland. ... Powiat of Kozienice (Polish Powiat Kozienicki) is a unit of administrative division of Polands Masovian Voivodship. ... Kozienice is a town in central Poland with 21,500 inhabitants (1995). ... Legionowo County (Polish: powiat) is located to the north of Warszawa (Warsaw) in central Poland. ... Location and administrative status Legionowo (N 52°23-52°25 E 20°53-21°00) is a town in Masovia (Polish: Mazowsze). ... Lipsko County (Polish powiat lipski) is a county in the Masovian Voivodship, Poland, located in the southeast of the country. ... Lipsko - is a town in Poland, in Mazowsze Voivodship. ... Łosice ( [woÉ•iʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland. ... Orzyc river in Maków Maków Mazowiecki is a town in Poland, in Masovian Voivodship. ... CoA of MiÅ„sk Mazowiecki MiÅ„sk Mazowiecki (help· info) is a town in central Poland with 36,791 inhabitants (31. ... M is the thirteenth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki is a town in central Poland with 27,200 inhabitants (1995) situated in the Masovian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Warszawa Voivodship (1975-1998). ... Coat of arms of OstroÅ‚eka OstroÅ‚Ä™ka is a town in northeastern Poland on the Narew river, about 120 km northeast of Warsaw, with a population of 55,300 (2000) and area 29 km². Situated in the Masovian Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Ostroleka Voivodship (1975-1998). ... Ostrów Mazowiecka is a town in northeastern Poland with 22,000 inhabitants (1995). ... Piaseczno coat of arms Piaseczno ( Piaseczno) is a town in central Poland with 25,200 inhabitants (1995). ... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada Miasta PÅ‚ock Mayor MirosÅ‚aw Milewski Area 88 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 210 - 1456/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 52°33 N 19°42 E Area code +48 24 Car plates WP (city) WPL (rest) Twin towns Darmstadt in... Coat of arms of PÅ‚oÅ„sk PÅ‚oÅ„sk is a town in north-central Poland with 22,700 inhabitants (1995). ... CoA of Pruszków  Pruszków? is a town in central Poland. ... Przasnysz is a town in Poland. ... Przysucha is a town in Poland. ... City hall PuÅ‚tusk is a town in Poland by the river Narew, 70 km north of Warsaw. ... Radom County (Polish Powiat radomski) is a unit of administrative division of Polands Masovian Voivodship. ... Radom (pronounce: [radÉ”m]) is a city in central Poland with 227 309 inhabitants. ... Coat of arms Siedlce Siedlce (pronounce: [É•È‹edlʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland with 77 092 inhabitants (2005). ... Sierpc is a town in Poland, in Mazowsze Voivodship, about 100 km northwest of Warsaw. ... Sochaczew - a town in central Poland (52. ... Sokołów Podlaski is a town in Poland, in Mazowsze Voivodship, about 80 km east of Warsaw. ... SzydÅ‚owiec is a town in Poland, in Mazowsze Voivodship, about 30 km southwest of Radom. ... Warsaw (Polish: , (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Coat of arms of WÄ™grów WÄ™grów is a town in eastern Poland with 12 561 inhabitants (31. ... Coat of arms of WoÅ‚omin WoÅ‚omin is the main town of the Wolomin county situated in Masovian Voivodship. ... Wyszków is a town in northeastern Poland with 26,500 inhabitants (2003). ... ZwoleÅ„ is a town in Poland, in Mazowsze Voivodship, about 30 km east of Radom. ... Å»uromin is a town in Poland, in Mazowsze Voivodship, about 120 km northwest of Warsaw. ... Neo-gothic church in Å»yrardów Å»yrardów is a town in central Poland with 31,900 inhabitants (2004). ...

Major cities and towns

Warsaw after dark.
Warsaw after dark.

(population in 2003): Image File history File links Wawka. ... Image File history File links Wawka. ... Image File history File links Wawka2. ... Image File history File links Wawka2. ... Official papal image of John Paul II. His Holiness Pope John Paul II, né Karol Józef Wojtyła (born May 18, 1920 in Wadowice, Poland), is the current Pope — the Bishop of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church. ...

Warsaw (Polish: , (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Radom (pronounce: [radÉ”m]) is a city in central Poland with 227 309 inhabitants. ... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada Miasta PÅ‚ock Mayor MirosÅ‚aw Milewski Area 88 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 210 - 1456/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 52°33 N 19°42 E Area code +48 24 Car plates WP (city) WPL (rest) Twin towns Darmstadt in... Coat of arms Siedlce Siedlce (pronounce: [É•È‹edlʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland with 77 092 inhabitants (2005). ... Coat of arms of OstroÅ‚eka OstroÅ‚Ä™ka is a town in northeastern Poland on the Narew river, about 120 km northeast of Warsaw, with a population of 55,300 (2000) and area 29 km². Situated in the Masovian Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Ostroleka Voivodship (1975-1998). ... CoA of Pruszków  Pruszków? is a town in central Poland. ... Location and administrative status Legionowo (N 52°23-52°25 E 20°53-21°00) is a town in Masovia (Polish: Mazowsze). ... Ciechanów coat of arms Ciechanów (pronounced (IPA): [tÉ•exanuv]) is a town in north-central Poland with 47,900 inhabitants (2002). ... Neo-gothic church in Å»yrardów Å»yrardów is a town in central Poland with 31,900 inhabitants (2004). ... Sochaczew - a town in central Poland (52. ... CoA of MiÅ„sk Mazowiecki MiÅ„sk Mazowiecki (help· info) is a town in central Poland with 36,791 inhabitants (31. ... Coat of arms of WoÅ‚omin WoÅ‚omin is the main town of the Wolomin county situated in Masovian Voivodship. ... M is the thirteenth letter of the Latin alphabet. ... Piaseczno coat of arms Piaseczno ( Piaseczno) is a town in central Poland with 25,200 inhabitants (1995). ... Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki is a town in central Poland with 27,200 inhabitants (1995) situated in the Masovian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Warszawa Voivodship (1975-1998). ... Wyszków is a town in northeastern Poland with 26,500 inhabitants (2003). ... Grodzisk Mazowiecki is a town in central Poland with 24,900 inhabitants in 1995. ... Piastów is a town in central Poland with 23,700 inhabitants (1995). ... Ostrów Mazowiecka is a town in northeastern Poland with 22,000 inhabitants (1995). ... Coat of arms of PÅ‚oÅ„sk PÅ‚oÅ„sk is a town in north-central Poland with 22,700 inhabitants (1995). ... Pionki is a town in central Poland with 22,100 inhabitants (1995). ... Kozienice is a town in central Poland with 21,500 inhabitants (1995). ... Gostynin is a town in Central Poland with 20,200 inhabitants (1995). ...

Most popular surnames in the region


Polish surnames are known from the Middle Ages, but only 200 years ago did the inherited surnames become compulsory. ... Kowalski (feminine: Kowalska, plural Kowalscy) is the second most common surname in Poland (139,719). ... Wiśniewski (feminine: Wiśniewska, plural Wiśniewscy) is the third most common surname in Poland (109,855 people). ... Kowalczyk (feminine: Kowalczyk/Kowalczykowa, plural Kowalczykowie) is the 5th most popular surname in Poland (97,796 people). ...

Masovian Voivodeship (1526-1795)

Masovia Voivodeship, 1526-1795 (Polish: Województwo Mazowieckie) was an administrative region of the Kingdom of Poland, and of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, from the 15th century to the partitions of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (1795). Together with Płock and Rawa Voivodeships, it formed the province of Masovia. Between 1386 and 1572, the Kingdom of Poland was ruled by the following Jagiellon kings: Wladislaus II JagieÅ‚Å‚o Wladislaus III of Varna Casimir IV the Jagiellonian John I Olbracht Alexander the Jagiellonian Sigismund I the Old Sigismund II Augustus See also History of Poland (1385-1569) Categories: Polish history... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... The Partitions of Poland (Polish: Rozbiór Polski or Rozbiory Polski; Lithuanian: Padalijimas) took place in the 18th century and ended the existence of the sovereign Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. ... Historical division of Masovia Masovia (Polish: Mazowsze) is a geographical and historical region situated in central Poland with its capital at Warsaw. ...


Municipal government

Seat of the Voivodeship Governor (Wojewoda): For the heavy metal music band see Voivod (band). ...

Warsaw (Polish: , (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ...

Administrative division

Voivods

Voivodeships of Poland Flag of Poland
Greater Poland | Kuyavia-Pomerania | Lesser Poland | Lower Silesia | Lublin | Lubusz | Łódź | Masovia | Opole | Podlachia | Pomerania | Silesia | Subcarpathia | Świętokrzyskie | Warmia and Masuria | West Pomerania
Principal cities: Warsaw | Łódź | Kraków | Wrocław | Poznań | Gdańsk | Szczecin | Bydgoszcz | Lublin | Katowice | Białystok | Częstochowa | Gdynia | Toruń | Olsztyn | Radom | Kielce | Rzeszów | Gorzów Wielkopolski

 
 

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