Wysokie Mazowieckie

Wysokie Mazowieckie [vɨˈsɔkʲɛ mazɔˈvjɛt͡skʲɛ] is a town in north-eastern Poland, in Podlaskie Voivodeship. It is the capital of Wysokie Mazowieckie County. Population is 10,034 as of 2005.

Wysokie Mazowieckie
Town Hall
Town Hall
Flag of Wysokie Mazowieckie
Coat of arms of Wysokie Mazowieckie
Wysokie Mazowieckie is located in Poland
Wysokie Mazowieckie
Wysokie Mazowieckie
Wysokie Mazowieckie is located in Podlaskie Voivodeship
Wysokie Mazowieckie
Wysokie Mazowieckie
Coordinates: 52°55′9″N 22°30′52″E / 52.91917°N 22.51444°E / 52.91917; 22.51444Coordinates: 52°55′9″N 22°30′52″E / 52.91917°N 22.51444°E / 52.91917; 22.51444
Country Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
CountyWysokie Mazowieckie
Gminaurban gmina
Government
 • MayorJarosław Siekierko
Area
 • Total15.24 km2 (5.88 sq mi)
Population
 (2013[1])
 • Total9,503
 • Density620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
18-200
Area code+48 086
Car platesBWM
Websitewysokiemazowieckie.pl

In town there is one of the biggest dairy companies in this part of Europe - "Mlekovita". in 2018, the city was among the richest municipalities in Poland, has ranked 11th in the country

Jewish cemeteryEdit

The Jewish cemetery in Wysokie Mazowieckie had been devastated in World War II. It was restored in 2006 and, protected by a fence, is maintained regularly by the Foundation for the Preservation of Jewish Heritage in Poland. The Jewish cemetery contains a memorial to local Jews who were murdered in the Holocaust. The memorial monument was vandalized in August 2012.[2]

 
Saint John the Baptist Church

SportEdit

International relationsEdit

Twin towns – Sister citiesEdit

Wysokie Mazowieckie is twinned with:

Notable persons from Wysokie MazowieckieEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Demographic Yearbook of Poland 2014 Archived 20 February 2016 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Jewish cemetery in Poland is vandalized". JTA. Retrieved 25 August 2012.

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