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Warmia i Mazury (officially, the Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodship) is an administrative region or voivodship of north-eastern Poland. The capital is Olsztyn.

It was created on January 1 1999 out of the former Olsztyn and parts of Suwalki and Elblag voivodships as a result of Local Government Reogranization Act of 1998. The voivodship's name recalls the region's two historical lands of Warmia and Masuria (Mazury).

The territory is just south of Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast. It was once the southern part of East Prussia.

The capital of this administrative region is: Olsztyn.
Area: 24,202 km²
Population: 1,460,900.

Administrative division

19 counties (2 city counties + 17 land counties)

Major cities and towns

(population 2003)

Most popular surnames in the region



 
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Voivodships of Poland
Greater Poland | Kuyavia-Pomerania | Lesser Poland | Łdź | Lower Silesia | Lublin | Lubusz | Masovia | Opole | Podlachia | Pomerania | Świętokrzyskie | Silesia | Subcarpathia | Warmia and Masuria | West Pomerania
Principal cities
Warsaw | Łdź | Krakw | Wrocław | Poznań | Gdańsk | Szczecin | Bydgoszcz | Lublin | Katowice | Białystok | Częstochowa | Gdynia | Gorzw Wlkp. | Toruń | Radom | Kielce | Rzeszw | Olsztyn
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