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Bierutów [bʲɛˈrutuf] (German: Bernstadt in Schlesien) is a town in Oleśnica County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Bierutów. The town lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) south-east of Oleśnica, and 35 kilometres (22 mi) east of the regional capital Wrocław.

Bierutów
Town hall tower, church of st. Catherine, castle
Town hall tower, church of st. Catherine, castle
Coat of arms of Bierutów
Coat of arms
Bierutów is located in Lower Silesian Voivodeship
Bierutów
Bierutów
Bierutów is located in Poland
Bierutów
Bierutów
Coordinates: 51°7′30″N 17°32′30″E / 51.12500°N 17.54167°E / 51.12500; 17.54167Coordinates: 51°7′30″N 17°32′30″E / 51.12500°N 17.54167°E / 51.12500; 17.54167
Country Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
CountyOleśnica
GminaBierutów
Area
 • Total8.36 km2 (3.23 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total5,066
 • Density610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal code
56-420
Websitehttp://www.bierutow.pl

As at 2006, the town has a population of 5,066. Its castle is believed to date to the 13th century, and was the headquarters of the local forestry body after World War II.[1]

Notable residentsEdit

Mayors since 1990Edit

Name Photo Years in office
Bogdan Smolarczyk 1990 – 1992
Andrzej Wojtkowiak 1992 – 1997
Edward Puk 1997 – 1998
Włodzimierz Kubiak 1998 – 2002
Roman Kazimierski 2002 – 2004
Grzegorz Michalak 2004 – 2006
Władysław Bogusław Kobiałka 2006 - 2018
Piotr Sawicki since 2018

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bierutów – a castle and a castle tower, 3b Zamkowa street". Szlakikulturowe.dolnyslask.pl. Retrieved 3 May 2015.

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