Wysokie Mazowieckie

Wysokie Mazowieckie

Town Hall


Coat of arms
Wysokie Mazowieckie
Coordinates: 52°55′9″N 22°30′52″E / 52.91917°N 22.51444°E / 52.91917; 22.51444
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Podlaskie
County Wysokie Mazowieckie
Gmina urban gmina
  Mayor Jarosław Siekierko
  Total 15.24 km2 (5.88 sq mi)
Population (2013[1])
  Total 9,503
  Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 18-200
Area code(s) +48 086
Car plates BWM
Website http://www.wysokiemazowieckie.pl

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.

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]

Saint John the Baptist Church


International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Wysokie Mazowieckie is twinned with:

Notable persons from Wysokie Mazowieckie


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Coordinates: 52°55′N 22°31′E / 52.917°N 22.517°E / 52.917; 22.517

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