Administrative units

The country is divided into administrative units called voivodships (provinces), poviats (counties) and gminas (communes).

There are the following voivodships (and their respective capitals):

1

Western Pomerania Voivodship

Szczecin

2

Pomeranian Voivodship

Gdansk

3

Warmia and Masuria Voivodship

Olsztyn

4

Podlasie Voivodship

Bialystok

5

Lubusz Voivodship

the voivod - in Gorzow Wielkopolski, the regional council - in Zielona Gora

6

Wielkopolska Voivodship

Poznan

7

Kujavia and Pomerania Voivodship

the voivod -in Bydgoszcz, the regional council - in Torun

8

Lodz Voivodship

Lodz

9

Mazovian Voivodship

Warsaw

10

Swietokrzyskie Voivodship

Kielce

11

Lublin Voivodship

Lublin

12

Lower Silesia Voivodship

Wroclaw

13

Opole Voivodship

Opole

14

Silesian Voivodship

Katowice

15

Malopolska Voivodship

Cracow

16

Podkarpackie Voivodship

Rzeszow

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