THE BOROUGH & MUNICIPALITY OF MŁYNARY
The Borough and Municipality of Młynary is situated in the west of Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship
, on the verge of Elbląg Upland and the Warmian Plain. Being a part of Elbląg County, Młynary is an urban-rural municipality. In the years 1975-1998 it was a part of the Province of Elbląg (or Elbląg Voivodeship). The local government is located in the town of Młynary.
The neighbouring boroughs and parishes:
- Milejewo – on the West;
- Tolkmicko – on the North-West;
- Frombork – on the North;
- Płoskinia – on the North-East;
- Wilczęta – on the East;
- Pasłęk – on the South.
The borough comprises of 29 villages which are administered into 19 smaller units called sołectwos. The area of 15,709 ha (approximately 38817.784 acres) is inhabited by 1904 citizens.
Within the rural ares, agriculture is the dominating function, and most farms are run by individuals.
The town has a direct Road Communications to Elbląg, Braniewo, Frombork, Pasłęk and Orneta. The railway route Elbląg-Braniewo-Kaliningrad runs near the town.
From the historical perspective, the municipality occupies the once Prussian area known as Pogesania, or its northern part to be precise, which used to be called Oberland (i.e. plateau) since the times of the Teutonic Knights.
A considerable part of the area constitutes a spacious ecological system of the nature reserves, and it is also a part o the protected area of the cultural heritage. According to the data from 2002, farmlands cover 54% of the municipality area, whereas 37% constitutes forest grounds.
The municipality constitutes 10.98% of the county area. The town of Młynary occupies the area of 276 ha (682.010 acre).