Place:Warmińsko-Mazurskie, Poland

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NameWarmińsko-Mazurskie
Alt namesWarmia i Mazury
Warmia and Masuriasource: Wikipedia
Warmia Masurian Voivodshipsource: Wikipedia
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Warmia-Mazurysource: Wikipedia
Warmian Masurian Voivodshipsource: Wikipedia
Warmińsko-Mazurskiesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodshipsource: Wikipedia
TypeModern Voivodship
Coordinates53.833°N 21.0°E
Located inPoland     (1999 - )
See alsoOlsztyn, PolandParent
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Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship or Warmia-Masuria Province or Warmia-Mazury Province (in , ,), is a voivodeship (province) in northeastern Poland. Its capital and largest city is Olsztyn. The voivodeship has an area of and a population of 1,427,091 (as of 2006).

The Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship was created on January 1, 1999, from the entire Olsztyn Voivodeship, the western half of Suwałki Voivodeship and part of Elbląg Voivodeship, pursuant to the Polish local government reforms adopted in 1998. The province's name derives from two historic regions, Warmia and Masuria. It is also the southern half of the pre-World War II German region of East Prussia.

The province borders the Podlaskie Voivodeship to the east, the Masovian Voivodeship to the south, the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship to the south-west, the Pomeranian Voivodeship to the west, the Vistula Lagoon to the northwest, and the Kaliningrad Oblast (an exclave of Russia) to the north.

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