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Flag of Gdynia
Coat of arms of Gdynia
Coat of arms
Uśmiechnij się, jesteś w Gdyni
(Smile, you're in Gdynia)
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County city county
City rights February 10, 1926
Boroughs 22 dzielnicas
 • Total 136 km2 (53 sq mi)
Highest elevation
205 m (673 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
 • Total 247,799
 • Density 1,822/km2 (4,719/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
81-004 to 81-919
Area code(s) +48 58
Car plates GA
Sea Towers Skwer
View from Kosciuszko Square; Dar Pomorza on the left, Sea Towers on the right
Westpreußen und DanzigerBucht
Large-scale map including Oxhöft and Gdynia area
Red Bull Air Race Gdynia - 2014
Red Bull Air Race Gdynia - 2014

Gdynia (Kashubian: Gdiniô, German: Gdingen; 1939-1945 Gotenhafen) is a city in northern Poland in Pomeranian Voivodeship, and is an important and seaport of Gdańsk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea. It has about 248 000 inhabitants and 135 km².

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