Opactwo, Masovian Voivodeship

Opactwo [ɔˈpat͡stfɔ] (Abbey ) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Sieciechów, within Kozienice County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland.[1]

Opactwo
Village
Opactwo is located in Poland
Opactwo
Opactwo
Coordinates: 51°32′05″N 21°46′12″E / 51.53472°N 21.77000°E / 51.53472; 21.77000Coordinates: 51°32′05″N 21°46′12″E / 51.53472°N 21.77000°E / 51.53472; 21.77000
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipPOL województwo mazowieckie flag.svg Masovian
PowiatPOL powiat kozienicki flag.svg Kozienice
GminaSieciechów
SołectwoOpactwo
Government
 • WójtKazimierz Pochylski
 • SołtysŁucja Czerska
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Mail box Poland.jpg Postal code
26-922 Sieciechów
Phone area code(s)
(within Poland)
48 xxx xx xx
Car plate(s)WKZ

It lies on the national road DK 48, approximately 2 kilometres (1 mi) north-east of Sieciechów, 15 km (9 mi) east of Kozienice, and 91 km (57 mi) south-east of Warsaw.

The name of the village comes from the name of the Benedictine Abbey.

Monastery located in Opactwo, was founded by the Benedictine, brought by Sieciech from Provence. At first, it has been in the medieval city Sieciechów, but after the change of the Vistula river path, moved to a location where he stands to this day. The original location is not known. Abbey had one of the largest libraries in the country.

ReferencesEdit

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

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