Place:Podlaskie, Poland

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NamePodlaskie
Alt namesPodlasie Voivodship
Podlasiesource: Wikipedia
Podlaskiesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Podlaskie voivodshipsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCommonwealth Voivodship, Congress Governorate, Modern Voivodship
Coordinates53.25°N 23.0°E
Located inPoland     (1513 - )
See alsoBiałystok, PolandParent
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Podlaskie Voivodeship is a voivodeship in northeastern Poland. It borders on Masovian Voivodeship to the west, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship to the northwest, Lublin Voivodeship to the south, the Belarussian Voblasts of Grodno and Brest to the east, the Lithuanian Counties of Alytus and Marijampolė to the northeast, and the Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia to the north. Its capital is Białystok. It was created on January 1, 1999, out of the former Białystok and Łomża Voivodeships and the eastern half of the former Suwałki Voivodeship, pursuant to the Polish local government reforms adopted in 1998.

Historic Podlasie Voivodship (1513-1795)

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