Chyżne

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Chyżne
Village
Parish church
Parish church
Chyżne is located in Poland
Chyżne
Chyżne
Coordinates: 49°26′N 19°40′E / 49.433°N 19.667°E / 49.433; 19.667
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
County Nowy Targ
Gmina Jabłonka
Population 1,200

Chyżne [ˈxɨʐnɛ], (Slovak: Chyžné) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Jabłonka, within Nowy Targ County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland, close to the border with Slovakia. It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south of Jabłonka, 26 km (16 mi) west of Nowy Targ, and 73 km (45 mi) south of the regional capital Kraków.[1] The village has a population of 1,200.

The village lies in the drainage basin of the Black Sea (through Orava, Váh and Danube rivers), in the historical region of Orava (Polish: Orawa), which since the Middle Ages belonged to Hungary.

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Coordinates: 49°26′N 19°40′E / 49.433°N 19.667°E / 49.433; 19.667