Geographic Location

Białowieża is located in north-eastern Poland, in a clearing in the middle of the Białowieża Forest, near the border with Belarus at the Narewka river. The Białowieża Forest is the last remaining primeval forest found on the European Plain, and is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Currently, it belongs to the administrative district of Białowieża, in the Hajnowski poviat in the Białostockie voivodship in Poland


Białowieża is located:

  • 16 kilometers from Hajnówka
  • 75 kilometers from Białystok
  • 233 kilometers from Warsaw


  •     52.7006° N / 23.8666° E
  •     52°42'02" N / 23°51'59" E