Limanowa

Limanowa

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Limanowa (Poland)

Limanowa
Coordinates:
Country Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
Powiat Limanowa County
Gmina Limanowa
Government
 - Mayor Marek Czeczótka
Area
 - Town 18.64 km  (0 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 - Town 14,624
 - Density 785/km (0/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 34-600, 34-601, 34-651
Car Plates KLI
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Limanowa [lima'nɔva] (Yiddish: לימינוב-Liminuv) is a small town (population 14,624 as of 2005) in southern Poland, in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship. It is the capital of Limanowa County.

Limanowa aspires to be an administrative, economic, and cultural center. The town is well-prepared to receive tourists. In a local school, American students meet every year during the summer holidays.

Traveling to Limanowa is easy as it has connections with the main southern cities of Poland.

History

Limanowa became a town when in 1565 the Polish king gave it city rights.

In World War I, Limanowa was located at the Eastern Front. At the start of the war, it the site of the Battle of Limanowa between December 1st and December 9th, 1914 in which the Austro-Hungarian Army repelled a Russian breakthrough southwestwards between Limanowa and Kraków.

During the Second World War there was a ghetto in Limanowa in which the German occupiers murdered 50% of Jewish population of Limanowa. There was also a refinery taken over by the Germans and being one of the main sources of oil for German army in this part of Poland.

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Limanowa County (Polish: powiat limanowski) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Lesser Poland Voivodeship. The county seat is the town of Limanowa. The population numbers 121,153 (2005). Its area is 951.96 km².
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Official language of: Jewish Autonomous Oblast in Russia (de jure only); officially recognized minority language in Sweden, the Netherlands, Israel and Moldova
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Limanowa County (Polish: powiat limanowski) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Lesser Poland Voivodeship. The county seat is the town of Limanowa. The population numbers 121,153 (2005). Its area is 951.96 km².
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Clockwise from top: Trenches on the Western Front; a British Mark IV tank crossing a trench; Royal Navy battleship HMS Irresistible sinking after striking a mine at the Battle of the Dardanelles; a Vickers machine gun crew with gas masks, and German Albatros D.
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Battle of Limanowa took place from December 1st and December 9th, 1914, between Austro-Hungarian Army and Russian Army near the village of Limanowa (near Kraków).

Austro-Hungarian Army repelled a Russian breakthrough southwestwards between Limanowa and Kraków.
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