Międzyzdroje

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Międzyzdroje
Misdroy
Beach in Międzyzdroje
Beach in Międzyzdroje
Coat of arms of MiędzyzdrojeMisdroy
Coat of arms
Location of MiędzyzdrojeMisdroy
MiędzyzdrojeMisdroy is located in Poland
MiędzyzdrojeMisdroy
Międzyzdroje
Misdroy
Coordinates: 53°55′37″N 14°27′2″E / 53.92694°N 14.45056°E / 53.92694; 14.45056
Country  Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Kamień
Gmina Międzyzdroje
Established 15th century
Town rights 1945
Government
 • Mayor Leszek Dorosz
Area
 • Total 4.51 km2 (1.74 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 5,436
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 72-500
Area code(s) +48 91
Car plates ZKA
Website Międzyzdroje

Międzyzdroje ([mʲɛnd͡zɨˈzdrɔjɛ]; German and English: Misdroy) is a town and a seaside resort in northwestern Poland on the island of Wolin on the Baltic coast. Previously in the Szczecin Voivodeship (1975–1998), Międzyzdroje has been in Kamień Pomorski County in the West Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999. Międzyzdroje has a population of around 6,000 (2004).

The town is often referred to as The Pearl of the Baltic. It is situated between wide sandy beaches with high cliffs and the forests of the Woliński National Park (which includes a bison reserve). Międzyzdroje has a spa climate and is rich in tourist services.

Tourist villages near Międzyzdroje[edit]

International relations[edit]

Miedzyzdroje was the birthplace of the Harvard World Model United Nations Conference in 1991.

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Międzyzdroje is twinned with:

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°56′N 14°27′E / 53.933°N 14.450°E / 53.933; 14.450