Greater Poland Voivodeship

Coordinates: 52°17′34″N 16°44′8″E / 52.29278°N 16.73556°E / 52.29278; 16.73556
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Greater Poland Voivodeship
Województwo wielkopolskie
Flag of Greater Poland Voivodeship
Coat of arms of Greater Poland Voivodeship
Location within Poland
Location within Poland
Division into counties
Division into counties
Coordinates (Poznań): 52°17′34″N 16°44′8″E / 52.29278°N 16.73556°E / 52.29278; 16.73556
Country Poland
 • Total29,826 km2 (11,516 sq mi)
 • Total3,374,653
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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  • further divided into 226 gminas.

Greater Poland Voivodeship is one of the 16 Voivodeships of Poland. It can be found in the western part of Poland. It is mostly in the historical land Greater Poland. The capital of the Voivodeship is Poznań.

It was created on 1 January 1999.

Protected areas[change | change source]

Lake Kociołek in Greater Poland National Park

Protected areas in Greater Poland Voivodeship include two National Parks and 12 Landscape Parks. These are listed below.