Oporów, Łódź Voivodeship

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Oporów
Village
Oporów Castle
Oporów Castle
Coat of arms of Oporów
Coat of arms
Oporów is located in Poland
Oporów
Oporów
Coordinates: 52°15′N 19°34′E / 52.250°N 19.567°E / 52.250; 19.567
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Łódź
County Kutno
Gmina Oporów
Population 280

Oporów [ɔˈpɔruf] is a village in Kutno County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland.[1] It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Oporów. It's 14 kilometres (9 mi) east of Kutno and 53 km (33 mi) north of the regional capital Łódź.

The village has a population of 280.

A monastery was founded in 1453, which still has a few monks.

The castle shown in the photograph was constructed in the mid 15th century for defensive purposes.

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Coordinates: 52°15′N 19°34′E / 52.250°N 19.567°E / 52.250; 19.567