🇵🇱 Sokołów Podlaski is a town in Poland, in Masovian Voivodeship, about 80 km (50 miles) east of Warsaw. The town lies on the Cetynia river, in the historical region of Podlachia and is the capital of Sokołów County. The first settlement was in the 6th century and the town received its charter in 1424.
Between 1951 and 1974 the electromechanical, chemical and furniture industries developed significantly. In 1975 a meat processing company was established, which over time, as Sokołów, became one of the largest companies in the Polish meat industry.
Sokołów Podlaski has a population of over 18,720 people. Sokołów Podlaski also forms the centre of the wider Sokołów County which has a population of over 53,992 people.