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

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Wysokie Mazowieckie
Wysokie Mazowieckie
Coordinates: 52°55′9″N 22°30′52″E
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(s)+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 cemetery

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]

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Twin towns — Sister cities

Wysokie Mazowieckie is twinned with:

Notable persons from Wysokie Mazowieckie

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