Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship

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Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship

Województwo warmińsko-mazurskie
Flag of Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship
Flag
Coat of arms of Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship
Coat of arms
Location within Poland
Location within Poland
Division into counties
Division into counties
Coordinates (Olsztyn): 53°47′N 20°30′E / 53.783°N 20.500°E / 53.783; 20.500
Country Poland
CapitalOlsztyn
Counties
Area
 • Total24,191.8 km2 (9,340.5 sq mi)
Population
 (31-12-2014)
 • Total1,443,967
 • Density60/km2 (150/sq mi)
 • Urban
856,559
 • Rural
570,532
ISO 3166 codePL-28
Vehicle registrationN
Websitewww.olsztyn.uw.gov.pl
  • further divided into 116 gminas

Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship is a voivodeship (province) in Poland. Its capital and largest city is Olsztyn.

It was created on January 1, 1999.

Protected areas[change | change source]

Seksty Lake in the Masurian Landscape Park

Protected areas in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship include 8 Landscape Parks, as listed below:

The Łuknajno Lake nature reserve is a protected wetland site under the Ramsar convention. It is also a UNESCO biosphere reserve.