Podlaskie Voivodeship

voivodeship of Poland

Podlaskie Voivodeship is a Voivodeship (province) in Poland. The capital of Podlasie Province is Białystok. The province was created on 1 January 1999.

Podlaskie Voivodeship
Województwo podlaskie
Flag of Podlaskie Voivodeship
Official seal of Podlaskie Voivodeship
Coat of arms of Podlaskie Voivodeship
Location within Poland
Location within Poland
Coordinates (Białystok): 53°7′N 23°10′E / 53.117°N 23.167°E / 53.117; 23.167Coordinates: 53°7′N 23°10′E / 53.117°N 23.167°E / 53.117; 23.167
Country Poland
CapitalBiałystok
Counties
Government
 • TypeVoivodeship
 • BodyPodlaskie Regional Assembly
Area
 • Total20,180 km2 (7,790 sq mi)
Population
 (30-06-2014)
 • Total1,193,348
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
 • Urban
712,675
 • Rural
484,935
ISO 3166 codePL-20
Vehicle registrationB
Websitebialystok.uw.gov.pl
  • further divided into 118 gminas.

Białowieża Forest and Knyszyń Forest are in Podlaskie.