Kosów Lacki

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Kosów Lacki
Coat of arms of Kosów Lacki
Coat of arms
Kosów Lacki is located in Poland
Kosów Lacki
Kosów Lacki
Coordinates: 52°36′N 22°9′E / 52.600°N 22.150°E / 52.600; 22.150
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
County Sokołów
Gmina Kosów Lacki
Established 13th century
Town rights 1723-1869, 2000
Government
 • Mayor Stanisław Słomiak
Area
 • Total 11.57 km2 (4.47 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,135
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08-330
Area code(s) +48 25
Car plates WSK
Website http://www.kosowlacki.pl

Kosów Lacki [ˈkɔsuf ˈlat͡skʲi] is a town in Sokołów County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland, with 2,152 inhabitants (2004).

History[edit]

  • 1202 - First mention of a village Kossów found in documents belonging to prince Konrad Mazowiecki.
  • 1723 - A permit was granted to organize a market twice a week and a fair four times in a year. Kosów was established as a town.
  • 18th century - There were two schools in Kossów, in which 40 percent of the students were girls.
  • 1869 - Civic rights were canceled, because Kosów participated in The January Uprising.
  • 1964 - A picture by El Greco titled "Saint Francise ecstasy" was found in the presbytery in Kosów Lacki.
  • 01.01.2000 - Restoration of civic rights.

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Coordinates: 52°36′N 22°09′E / 52.600°N 22.150°E / 52.600; 22.150