Pomeranian Voivodeship

voivodeship of Poland

Pomeranian Voivodeship is a voivodeship, or province, in northwestern Poland. The provincial capital is Gdańsk.

Pomeranian Voivodeship
Województwo pomorskie
Flag of Pomeranian Voivodeship
Coat of arms of Pomeranian Voivodeship
Location within Poland
Location within Poland
Coordinates (Gdańsk): 54°22′N 18°38′E / 54.367°N 18.633°E / 54.367; 18.633
Country Poland
CapitalGdańsk
Counties
Area
 • Total18,293 km2 (7,063 sq mi)
Population
 (31-12-2017)
 • Total2,324,251
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,478,802
ISO 3166 codePL-22
Vehicle registrationG
Websitehttp://www.woj-pomorskie.pl
  • further divided into 123 gminas

The voivodeship was made on January 1, 1999, out of the former voivodeships of Gdańsk, Elbląg and Słupsk.

There are two national parks in Pomerania: Słowiński National Park and Tuchola Forest National Park.

Coordinates: 54°11′43″N 18°00′59″E / 54.19528°N 18.01639°E / 54.19528; 18.01639