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Józefów pronounced [juˈzɛfuf] is a town in east-central Poland, located in Masovian Voivodeship, in Otwock County. It lies about 15 kilometres (9 miles) southeast of Warsaw city center and is a part of that city's metropolitan area. Located on a picturesque confluence of Vistula and Świder rivers, it is home to one landscape reserve and three natural reservation zones. As of 2006 it had 18,157 inhabitants.[1]

Józefów
Town center
Town center
Flag of Józefów
Flag
Coat of arms of Józefów
Coat of arms
Józefów is located in Poland
Józefów
Józefów
Coordinates: 52°8′8″N 21°14′13″E / 52.13556°N 21.23694°E / 52.13556; 21.23694
Country Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
CountyOtwock
GminaJózefów (urban gmina)
Town rights1962
Government
 • MayorStanisław Kruszewski
Area
 • Total23.92 km2 (9.24 sq mi)
Elevation94 m (308 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total18,353
 • Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code05-420, 05-410
Area code(s)+48 22
Car platesWOT
Websitehttp://jozefow.pl

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  1. ^ Jozefow.pl, Official website.

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