Oświęcim

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Oświęcim
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Oświęcim is located in Poland
Oświęcim
Oświęcim
Coordinates: 50°3′N 19°14′E / 50.050°N 19.233°E / 50.050; 19.233Coordinates: 50°3′N 19°14′E / 50.050°N 19.233°E / 50.050; 19.233
Kintra Banner o Poland Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
Coonty Oświęcim Coonty
Gmina Oświęcim (urban gmina)
Established First mentioned in 1117
Toun richts 1291
Government
 • Mayor Janusz Chwierut
Area
 • Total 30.3 km2 (11.7 sq mi)
Elevation 230 m (750 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 40,979
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32–600, 32–601, 32–602, 32–603, 32–606, 32–610
Area code(s) +48 033
Caur plates KOS
Website Oświęcim (Inglis)

Oświęcim (pronoonced [ɔɕˈfʲɛɲt͡ɕim] ( listen)) (German: Auschwitz, Yiddish Oshpitsin אָשפּיצין, Czech: Osvětim, Slovak: Osvienčim, Roushie: Освенцим‎, Ukrainian: Освенцим) is a toun in the Lesser Poland (Pols: Małopolska) province o soothren Poland,[1] situatit 50 kilometres (31 mi) wast o Kraków, near the confluence o the rivers Vistula (Wisła) an Soła.

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