Zakopane

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Zakopane
Zakopane at night
Zakopane at night
Coat o airms o Zakopane
Coat o airms
Kintra  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
Coonty Tatra
Gmina Zakopane (urban gmina)
Established 17t century
Toun richts 1933
Govrenment
 • Mayor Janusz Majcher
Area
 • Total 84 km2 (32 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 1,126 m (3,694 ft)
Lawest elevation 750 m (2,460 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Tot 27,486
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 34-500 to 34-504
Aurie code(s) +48 18
Caur plates KTT
Website www.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 center o Góral cultur an is kent informally as "the winter caipital o Poland". It is a popular destination for muntaineerin, skiin, an tourism.