Gdynia

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Gdynia

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Coat of arms
Motto: Uśmiechnij się, jesteś w Gdyni
(Smile, you're in Gdynia)
Gdynia is located in Poland
Gdynia
Coordinates: 54°30′N 18°32′E / 54.5°N 18.533°E / 54.5; 18.533Coordinates: 54°30′N 18°32′E / 54.5°N 18.533°E / 54.5; 18.533
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County city county
City rights February 10, 1926
Boroughs 22 dzielnicas
Government
 • Mayor Wojciech Szczurek
 • Vice President Ewa Łowkiel
 • Vice President Michał Guć
 • Vice President Bogusław Stasiak
 • Vice President Marek Stępa
Area
 • Total 136 km2 (53 sq mi)
Highest elevation 205 m (673 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (31.03.2014)
 • Total 247,799
 • Density 1,822/km2 (4,719/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 81-004 to 81-919
Area code(s) +48 58
Car plates GA
View from Kosciuszko Square; Dar Pomorza on the left, Sea Towers on the right
Large-scale map including Oxhöft and Gdynia area
Red Bull Air Race Gdynia - 2014

Gdynia [ˈɡdɨɲa] ( listen) (Kashubian: Gdiniô, German: Gdingen; 1939-1945 Gotenhafen) is a city in northern Poland in Pomeranian Voivodeship, and is a important and seaport of Gdańsk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea. It has about 248 000 inhabitants and 135 km².