Niepołomice

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Niepołomice
Inner courtyard of the Niepołomice Castle built by Casimir III the Great
Inner courtyard of the Niepołomice Castle built by Casimir III the Great
Coat of arms of Niepołomice
Coat of arms
Niepołomice is located in Poland
Niepołomice
Niepołomice
Coordinates: 50°2′2″N 20°13′2″E / 50.03389°N 20.21722°E / 50.03389; 20.21722
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
County Wieliczka
Gmina Niepołomice
Government
 • Mayor Stanisław Kracik
Area
 • Total 27.1 km2 (10.5 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 8,537
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32-005
Car plates KWI
Website http://www.niepolomice.com

Niepołomice [ɲɛpɔwɔˈmʲit͡sɛ] is a town in southern Poland, situated in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Kraków Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is situated on the Vistula River, 20 km (12 mi) east of Kraków on the verge of a large virgin forest (Polish: Puszcza Niepołomnicka - Niepołomice Forest). There is a 14th-century gothic hunting castle in town built by Casimir III, as well as a conservation center for wisents (Polish: Żubry) nearby.

Hunting castle, exterior 
Town hall 

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Coordinates: 50°02′N 20°13′E / 50.033°N 20.217°E / 50.033; 20.217