Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Pomeranian Voivodeship

Województwo Pomorskie
Flag of Pomeranian Voivodeship
Flag
Coat of arms of Pomeranian Voivodeship
Coat of arms
Location within Poland
Location within Poland
Coordinates (Gdańsk): 54°22′N 18°38′E / 54.367°N 18.633°E / 54.367; 18.633
Country Poland
CapitalGdańsk
Counties
Area
 • Total18,293 km2 (7,063 sq mi)
Population
 (31-12-2017)
 • Total2,324,251
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,478,802
ISO 3166 codePL-22
Vehicle registrationG
Websitehttp://www.woj-pomorskie.pl
  • further divided into 123 gminas

Pomeranian Voivodeship is a voivodeship, or province, in northwestern Poland. The provincial capital is Gdańsk.

The voivodeship was made on January 1, 1999, out of the former voivodeships of Gdańsk, Elbląg and Słupsk.

There are two national parks in Pomerania: Słowiński National Park and Tuchola Forest National Park.

Coordinates: 54°11′43″N 18°00′59″E / 54.19528°N 18.01639°E / 54.19528; 18.01639