Greater Poland Voivodeship

voivodeship of Poland

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.

Greater Poland Voivodeship

Województwo wielkopolskie
Flag of Greater Poland Voivodeship
Flag
Coat of arms of Greater Poland Voivodeship
Coat of arms
Location within Poland
Location within Poland
Division into counties
Division into counties
Country Poland
CapitalPoznań
Counties
Area
 • Total29,826 km2 (11,516 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total3,374,653
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,923,582
 • Rural
1,451,071
Car platesP
Websitehttp://www.en.poznan.uw.gov.pl/
  • further divided into 226 gminas.

It was created on 1 January 1999.

Protected areasEdit

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