Iwkowa [ifˈkɔva] is a village in Brzesko County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Iwkowa. It lies approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) south of Brzesko and 53 km (33 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków.[1]

Iwkowa
Village
St. Mary's church, 15th-17th century
St. Mary's church, 15th-17th century
Iwkowa is located in Poland
Iwkowa
Iwkowa
Coordinates: 49°49′N 20°34′E / 49.817°N 20.567°E / 49.817; 20.567
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
CountyBrzesko
GminaIwkowa
Population
2,699

The village has a population of 2,699. Every year the village hosts a festin[clarification needed] outside the church.

The integral areas of the village are: Góry, Kąciny, Kozieniec, Nadole, Nagórze, Pagórek, Piekarzowo, Sołtysie, Zagrod.[2]

HistoryEdit

The settlement in the territory of the present village Iwkowa dates back to the Neolithic period, i.e., the Stone Age (c. 4000-1700 years BCE ), when the first agricultural population appeared leading a sedentary life.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ "Główny Urząd Statystyczny".
  3. ^ "Historia - Iwkowa".


Coordinates: 49°49′N 20°34′E / 49.817°N 20.567°E / 49.817; 20.567