Piekielnik

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Piekielnik
Village
Piekielnik is located in Poland
Piekielnik
Piekielnik
Coordinates: 49°28′N 19°46′E / 49.467°N 19.767°E / 49.467; 19.767
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
County Nowy Targ
Gmina Czarny Dunajec

Piekielnik [pjɛˈkʲɛlnik], (Slovak: Pekelník) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Czarny Dunajec, within Nowy Targ County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland, close to the border with Slovakia. It lies approximately 19 kilometres (12 mi) west of Nowy Targ and 68 km (42 mi) south of the regional capital Kraków.[1]

The village lies in the drainage basin of the Black Sea (through Orava, Váh and Danube rivers), in the historical region of Orava (Polish: Orawa), which since the Middle Ages belonged to Hungary.

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Coordinates: 49°28′N 19°46′E / 49.467°N 19.767°E / 49.467; 19.767