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Czerwińsk nad Wisłą

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Czerwińsk nad Wisłą [ˈt͡ʂɛrviɲsk ˌnad ˈviswɔ̃] is a village in Płońsk County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Czerwińsk nad Wisłą.[1] It lies on the Vistula (Wisła) river, approximately 29 kilometres (18 mi) south of Płońsk and 52 km (32 mi) west of Warsaw. The village has a population of 1,200.

Czerwińsk nad Wisłą
Village
Romanesque church in Czerwińsk
Romanesque church in Czerwińsk
Coat of arms of Czerwińsk nad Wisłą
Coat of arms
Czerwińsk nad Wisłą is located in Poland
Czerwińsk nad Wisłą
Czerwińsk nad Wisłą
Coordinates: 52°23′44″N 20°18′34″E / 52.39556°N 20.30944°E / 52.39556; 20.30944
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
CountyPłońsk
GminaCzerwińsk nad Wisłą
Population
1,200
Websitehttp://www.czerwinsk.pl/

Home to a large medieval monastery, the village was a major center of culture and commerce in the Middle Ages. Formally a part of Masovia, it was incorporated into Poland in 1526.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.

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