Wysokie Mazowieckie

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Wysokie Mazowieckie
Town Hall
Town Hall
Flag of Wysokie Mazowieckie
Coat of arms of Wysokie Mazowieckie
Coat of arms
Wysokie Mazowieckie is located in Poland
Wysokie Mazowieckie
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[edit]

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[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Wysokie Mazowieckie is twinned with:

Notable persons from Wysokie Mazowieckie[edit]


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