Nowy Staw

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Nowy Staw
Saint Mathias Church
Saint Mathias Church
Coat of arms of Nowy Staw
Coat of arms
Nowy Staw is located in Poland
Nowy Staw
Nowy Staw
Coordinates: 54°8′8″N 19°0′48″E / 54.13556°N 19.01333°E / 54.13556; 19.01333
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County Malbork
Gmina Nowy Staw
Established 14th century
Town rights 1343
Government
 • Mayor Jerzy Szałach
Area
 • Total 4.65 km2 (1.80 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 4,447
 • Density 960/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 82-230
Area code(s) +48 55
Car plates GMB
Website http://um.nowystaw.webpark.pl/

Nowy Staw [ˈnɔvɨ ˈstaf] (German: Neuteich; Kashubian: Nytëch) is a small town in northern Poland on the Święta river in the Żuławy region, with 3 896 inhabitants (2004). Situated in Malbork County in the Pomeranian Voivodeship since 1999, it was previously assigned to Elbląg Voivodeship (1975–1998). City rights were applied in 1345. The name of the town means New Pond. For the history of the region, see Prussia (region).

Main town buildings:

  • Saint Mateusz church (year 1450)
  • Old town market

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Coordinates: 54°08′N 19°00′E / 54.133°N 19.000°E / 54.133; 19.000