Kamionka, Ropczyce-Sędziszów County

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Kamionka
Village
Lake in Kamionka
Lake in Kamionka
Kamionka is located in Poland
Kamionka
Kamionka
Coordinates: 50°8′N 21°40′E / 50.133°N 21.667°E / 50.133; 21.667
Country  Poland
Voivodeship POL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
County POL powiat ropczycko-sędziszowski flag.svg Ropczyce-Sędziszów
Gmina Ostrów
Church in Kamionka

Kamionka [kaˈmjɔnka] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Ostrów, within Ropczyce-Sędziszów County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) north-east of Ostrów, 6 km (4 mi) north-east of Ropczyce, and 27 km (17 mi) north-west of the regional capital Rzeszów.[1] Kamionka lies on the Tuszymka river, a tributary of the Wisłoka river. In the past this area was known for iron smelting and a furnace was located in the village.[2] Iron ore was brought in from the neighbouring village of Ruda, where it was mined.[2] Today Kamionka is known for the picturesque lake which is located there, on the Wisłoka river, surrounded by pine forest. A popular area for camping and water sports.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ a b c Kłos, Stanisław. “Wojewodztwo Rzeszowskie Przewodnik″, page 103 © Sport i Turystyka, 1969.


Coordinates: 50°8′N 21°40′E / 50.133°N 21.667°E / 50.133; 21.667