Masuria is a natural region in northeastern Poland famous for its 2,000 lakes. Geographically, Masuria is part of two adjacent lakeland districts, the Masurian Lake District and the Iława Lake District (Pojezierze Iławskie). Administratively, it belongs to the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship. The landscape of the region was formed by the last ice age around 14,000 – 15,000 years ago in Pleistocene. The terrain is mostly hilly, with connecting lakes, rivers and streams.