Jawiszowice

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Jawiszowice
Jawiszowice is located in Poland
Jawiszowice
Jawiszowice
Coordinates: 49°57′32″N 19°8′20″E / 49.95889°N 19.13889°E / 49.95889; 19.13889Coordinates: 49°57′32″N 19°8′20″E / 49.95889°N 19.13889°E / 49.95889; 19.13889
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
County Oświęcim County
Gmina Gmina Brzeszcze
Population (2006)
 • Total 6,700
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32-626
Area code(s) +48 32
Car plates KOS

Jawiszowice [javiʂɔˈvit͡sɛ] is a village in Oświęcim County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship in southern Poland. It has a long history of coal mining that continues to this day. Jawiszowice is about 12 kilometres from the city of Oświęcim, where the former Nazi concentration and death camp of Auschwitz was located. Jawiszowice was the location of one of the Auschwitz sub-camps, named Jawischowitz.

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