Zakopane

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Zakopane
Zakopane at night
Zakopane at night
Coat o airms o Zakopane
Coat o airms
Zakopane is locatit in Poland
Zakopane
Zakopane
Coordinates: 49°18′N 19°57′E / 49.300°N 19.950°E / 49.300; 19.950
Kintra Poland
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
CoontyTatra
GminaZakopane (urban gmina)
Established17t century
Toun richts1933
Govrenment
 • MayorJanusz Majcher
Area
 • Total84 km2 (32 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,126 m (3,694 ft)
Lawest elevation
750 m (2,460 ft)
Population
 (2006)
 • Tot27,486
 • Density330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
34-500 to 34-504
Aurie code(s)+48 18
Caur platesKTT
Wabsteidwww.zakopane.eu

Zakopane (pronoonced [zakɔˈpanɛ] ( listen)), (Slovak: Zakopané) is a toun in sooth Poland. It lies in the soothren pairt o the Podhale region at the fit o the Tatra Muntains. Frae 1975 tae 1998 it wis in Nowy Sącz Province, but syne 1999 it haes been in Lesser Poland Province. It haed a population o aboot 28,000 as o 2004. Zakopane is a centre o Góral cultur an is kent informally as "the winter caipital o Poland". It is a popular destination for muntaineerin, skiin, an tourism.