Ełk is the sixty thousand town in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship in North-eastern part of Polish. It is the third largest city of the province, as well as the capital of Masuria. Is located in the Masurian Lake in the land of Great Lakes and bears the title of capital of Masuria.
Ełk occupies an area of 2105 ha, stretches at the ełckie Lake (400 ha) and Elk River.
Number of County working on 1000 population is 232 people and is at the level of the average for the whole country (exceeds the value for the province of Warmia and Mazury). This indicates the professional activity of the inhabitants, which gives potential investors the opportunity to recruit workers from the local labour market (not just out of the unemployed).
The unemployment rate for the County Ełckie is 14.6%. The value of the average gross wage in Ełk is £ 3184.73-is 23% lower than the national average.
In the municipality there are two vocational schools and 3 technique and 1 secondary school. In addition, the Elk run departments 2 universities: Faculty of technical and social in Elk of the University of Warmia and Mazury and Department of Tourism Economy in Elk of the higher school of economy in Bydgoszcz and the higher school of finance and management Białystok branch in Elk.In addition to the qualities of landscape and many tourist attractions, sports and recreational activities, elk is a dynamic economic development and numerous innovative projects.