A former gubernia or district in the Polish and Lithuanian divisions of the Russian Empire, Suwałki was one of the main areas of the Jewish Diaspora in Eastern Europe. Today, it is divided into areas in Podlaskie Province.
Suwałki City is in Northeastern Poland. From the former Suwałki gubernia area hails Jewish Diasporan fashion designer Marcela J. "Mia" Daniłowicz.