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Encyclopedia > Masovian Voivodship
Coat of arms of Masovian Voivodship
Coat of arms of Masovian Voivodship
Flag of Masovian Voivodship
Flag of Masovian Voivodship
Masovian voivodship since 1999
Masovian voivodship since 1999

The Masovian Voivodship (in Polish województwo mazowieckie) is the largest and most populous of the sixteen Polish administrative regions or voivodships created in 1999. It covers an area of 35,598 km² in eastern-central Poland and contains nearly 5.1 million inhabitants. Its principal cities are Warsaw (population 1.6 million) in the centre, Radom (230,000) in the south, Plock (130,000) in the west, Siedlce (75,000) in the east, and Ostroleka (55,000) in the north. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Masovian_voivodship_flag. ... Image File history File links Masovian_voivodship_flag. ... Masovian Voivodship on a map of Poland File links The following pages link to this file: Masovian Voivodship Categories: GFDL images ... Masovian Voivodship on a map of Poland File links The following pages link to this file: Masovian Voivodship Categories: GFDL images ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... A Voivodship (also voivodeship, Romanian: voievodat, Polish: województwo, Serbian: vojvodstvo or vojvodina) was a feudal state in medieval Romania, Hungary, Poland, Russia and Serbia (see Vojvodina), ruled by a Voivod (voivode). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Warsaw (Polish Warszawa, (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada miejska Radomia Mayor ZdzisÅ‚aw Marcinkowski Area 111,7 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 228 700 - 2047/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 51°24 N 21°10 E Area code +48 48 Car plates WR Twin towns - Municipal Website Radom (pronounce: [rad... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada Miasta Płock Mayor Mirosław 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 Twin towns - Municipal Website Płock (pronounce: [pwɔʦk]) is a... Coat of arms of Siedlce Siedlce (pronounce: [É•È‹edlʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland with 76,943 inhabitants (2004). ...


It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Warsaw, Plock, Ciechanow, Ostroleka, Siedlce and Radom voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998. The voivodship's name recalls the region's traditional name of Masovia (Mazowsze) with which it more or less corresponds. 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Warszawa Voivodship (Polish: województwo warszawskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Masovian Voivodship. ... Plock Voivodship (Polish: województwo płockie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lodz Voivodship and Masovian Voivodship. ... Ciechanow Voivodship (Polish: wojew dztwo ciechanowskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Masovian Voivodship. ... Siedlce Voivodship (Polish: województwo siedleckie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Masovian Voivodship and Lublin Voivodship. ... Radom Voivodship (Polish: województwo radomskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Masovian Voivodship. ... Masovia (Polish: Mazowsze) is a geographical and historical region situated in central Poland with its capital in Warsaw. ...

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Masovian Voivodship Counties

Masovian Voivodship is divided onto 42 counties (powiat): 4 city counties (miasto na prawach powiatu) and 38 land counties (powiat ziemski), which are composed of 325 communes (gmina) which include 85 urban communes or cities. Powiat is the Polish name for county, a second-level unit of the administrative division and local government in Poland. ...

  1. Warsaw
  2. Ostrołęka and Ostrołęka County
  3. Płock County and Płock City County
  4. Radom 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
Image:Mazowsze Numerki.png
  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 Warszawa, (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada Miasta Płock Mayor Mirosław 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 Twin towns - Municipal Website Płock (pronounce: [pwɔʦk]) is a... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada miejska Radomia Mayor ZdzisÅ‚aw Marcinkowski Area 111,7 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 228 700 - 2047/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 51°24 N 21°10 E Area code +48 48 Car plates WR Twin towns - Municipal Website Radom (pronounce: [rad... Coat of arms of Siedlce Siedlce (pronounce: [É•È‹edlʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland with 76,943 inhabitants (2004). ... Wyszków county is one of county of Masovian Voivodship with capital in Wyszkow, area 876 km² and population 71,400 (2003). ... Legionowo County (Polish: powiat) is located to the north of Warszawa (Warsaw) in central Poland. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Losice is a county in the Masovian Voivodship, Poland, located in the east of the country. ... Motto: [[Image:|300px|Location of Grójec County]] Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Mayor MirosÅ‚aw Maliszewski Area 1285,85 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 99,000 78/km² Founded City rights 13th century Unknown Latitude Longitude Area code +48 Car plates Twin towns Municipal Website Grojec County (Polish Powiat Gr... 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

Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada Miasta Płock Mayor Mirosław 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 Twin towns - Municipal Website Płock (pronounce: [pwɔʦk]) is a... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada miejska Radomia Mayor ZdzisÅ‚aw Marcinkowski Area 111,7 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 228 700 - 2047/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 51°24 N 21°10 E Area code +48 48 Car plates WR Twin towns - Municipal Website Radom (pronounce: [rad... Coat of arms of Siedlce Siedlce (pronounce: [É•È‹edlʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland with 76,943 inhabitants (2004). ... Warszawa can refer to: Warsaw, capital city of Poland Warszawa, a song written by David Bowie and Brian Eno off the album Low. ... Ciechan w (pronounced: [tɕexanuv]) is a town in north-central Poland with 46,600 inhabitants (1995). ... Coat of arms of Garwolina Garwolin is a town in Poland, 50 km southeast of Warsaw, 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. ... Motto: [[Image:|300px|Location of Grójec County]] Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Mayor MirosÅ‚aw Maliszewski Area 1285,85 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 99,000 78/km² Founded City rights 13th century Unknown Latitude Longitude Area code +48 Car plates Twin towns Municipal Website Grojec County (Polish Powiat Gr... 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. ... Losice is a county in the Masovian Voivodship, Poland, located in the east of the country. ... Łosice ([woɕiʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland. ... Mińsk Mazowiecki is a town in central Poland with 35,000 inhabitants (1995). ... Mława is a town in north-central Poland with 29,800 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). ... 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 Płock Mayor Mirosław 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 Twin towns - Municipal Website Płock (pronounce: [pwɔʦk]) is a... Płońsk is a town in north-central Poland with 22,700 inhabitants (1995). ... Pruszków is a town in central Poland. ... Przasnysz is a town in Poland. ... Przysucha is a town in Poland. ... City hall Pułtusk is a town in Poland by the river Narew, 70 km north of Warsaw. ... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada miejska Radomia Mayor ZdzisÅ‚aw Marcinkowski Area 111,7 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 228 700 - 2047/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 51°24 N 21°10 E Area code +48 48 Car plates WR Twin towns - Municipal Website Radom (pronounce: [rad... Coat of arms of Siedlce Siedlce (pronounce: [É•È‹edlʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland with 76,943 inhabitants (2004). ... Sochaczew - a town in central Poland (52. ... Warsaw (Polish Warszawa, (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Węgrów is a town in eastern Poland with 12,800 inhabitants (2001). ... Wołomin is the main town of the Wolomin county situated in Masovian Voivodship. ... Wyszków county is one of county of Masovian Voivodship with capital in Wyszkow, area 876 km² and population 71,400 (2003). ... Wyszków is a town in northeastern Poland with 26,500 inhabitants (2003). ... ZwoleÅ„ is a very important cultural centre in mazowieckie voivodshift in Poland. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ...

Major cities and towns

Warsaw after dark
Warsaw after dark
Modern biuldings at the John Paul IIAvenue
Modern biuldings at the John Paul IIAvenue

(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 Warszawa, (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada miejska Radomia Mayor ZdzisÅ‚aw Marcinkowski Area 111,7 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 228 700 - 2047/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 51°24 N 21°10 E Area code +48 48 Car plates WR Twin towns - Municipal Website Radom (pronounce: [rad... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada Miasta Płock Mayor Mirosław 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 Twin towns - Municipal Website Płock (pronounce: [pwɔʦk]) is a... Coat of arms of Siedlce Siedlce (pronounce: [É•È‹edlʦε]) is a town in eastern Poland with 76,943 inhabitants (2004). ... 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). ... Ciechan w (pronounced: [tɕexanuv]) is a town in north-central Poland with 46,600 inhabitants (1995). ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Sochaczew - a town in central Poland (52. ... Mińsk Mazowiecki is a town in central Poland with 35,000 inhabitants (1995). ... Wołomin is the main town of the Wolomin county situated in Masovian Voivodship. ... Mława is a town in north-central Poland with 29,800 inhabitants (1995). ... 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). ... Płońsk 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 2nd most popular surname in Poland (139,719). ... Wiśniewski (feminine: Wiśniewska, plural Wiśniewscy) is the 3rd most popular surname in Poland (109,855 people) Wiśniewski surname in voivodships: Wiśniewski : 1st in Warmia-Masuria (7,994), Wiśniewski : 1st in Pomerania (7,446), Wiśniewski : 2nd in Mazovia (21,940), Wiśniewski : 2nd in Kuyavia-Pomerania (18,410), Wiśniewski : 3rd in West... Kowalczyk (feminine: Kowalczyk/Kowalczykowa, plural Kowalczykowie) is the 5th most popular surname in Poland (97,796 people). ...

Masovian Voivodship (1526-1795)


Mazovian Voivodship (1526-1795) (Polish: Województwo Mazovieckie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Kingdom of Poland since 15th century till the partitions of Poland in 1795. Together with the Plock Voivodship and Rawa Voivodship it formed the province of Mazovia. The state formed by Boleslaus I of Poland in 1025 during his coronation. ... (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. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Plock Voivodship (Polish: województwo płockie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in years 1975-1998, superseded by Lodz Voivodship and Masovian Voivodship. ... Rawa Voivodship (Polish: Województwo Rawskie) was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Kingdom of Poland since 15th century till the partitions of Poland in 1795. ... Masovia (Polish: Mazowsze) is a geographical and historical region situated in central Poland with its capital in Warsaw. ...


Municipal government

Voivodship Governor (Wojewoda) seat: For the heavy metal music band see Voivod (band). ...

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

Administrative division

Voivodes



For other people with the name of Stanisław Poniatowski, see Stanisław Poniatowski. ... Events 10 Downing Street becomes the official residence of the United Kingdoms Prime Minister when Robert Walpole moves in. ... Noble Family Makronowski Coat of Arms Bogorya Parents  ? Consorts Izabella Poniatowska Children None Date of Birth May 25, 1713 Place of Birth Warsaw Date of Death June 14, 1784 Place of Death Warsaw Andrzej Mokronowski (1713-1784) was a Polish szlachcic. ... 1781 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ...

 
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Masovian Voivodship (239 words)
It was created on 1 January 1999 out of the former Warsaw, Plock, Ciechanow, Ostroleka, Siedlce and Radom voivodships as a result of Local Government Reorganization Act of 1998.
The voivodship's name recalls the region's traditional name of Mazovia (Mazowsze) with which it more or less corresponds.
Masovian Voivodship is divided onto 42 counties (powiat): 4 city counties (miasto na prawach powiatu) and 38 land counties (powiat ziemski), which are composed of 325 communes (gmina) which include 85 urban communes or cities.
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