For other similarly named places, see Zalewo, Ostróda County and Żalewo.
The marketplace
Coat of arms
Country Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
Founded13th century
Town rights1305
 • Total8.22 km2 (3.17 sq mi)
 • Total2,977
 • Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Postal code

Zalewo [zaˈlɛvɔ] (German: Saalfeld in Ostpreußen)[1] is a town in Iława County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland, with 2,977 inhabitants (2008).



The settlement was founded in the 13th century and was granted town rights in 1305.

During the Napoleonic Wars in 1807 Polish soldiers of General Jan Henryk Dąbrowski were quartered in the town.

Before 1945 the town German-settled and part of Germany, located in Kreis Mohrungen, province of East Prussia. During World War II it was destroyed in 70%.


International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

Famous people


  1. ^ "Former Territory of Germany" (in German). 2017-11-10.
  2. ^ a b "Miasta partnerskie" , Zalewo city portal (in Polish)

Categories: Cities and towns in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship | Iława County | Warmian-Masurian geography stubs

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