Przesmyki

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Przesmyki
Przesmyki is located in Poland
Przesmyki
Przesmyki
Coordinates: 52°16′N 22°35′E / 52.267°N 22.583°E / 52.267; 22.583
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
County Siedlce County
Government
 • Mayor Andrzej Skolimowski
Population (2007)
 • Total 670
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 08-109
Area code(s) +48 25
Car plates WSI
Website http://www.przesmyki.e-bip.pl

Przesmyki [pʂɛsˈmɨki] is a village located in Masovian Voivodeship, near Siedlce, eastern Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district Gmina Przesmyki. First church at Przesmyki was built in 1465, and burnt down by Swedish army in 1657. Present church is from 1776 and is recognized as one of the most valuable sacral monuments of Southern Podlasie region.

Przesmyki is famous for its potato production and annual local feast called Dokopiny Ziemniaka, which takes place at the end of September. It is also known for its successful investments in infrastructure based on European Funds (especially broadband Internet for rural areas, modern environment-friendly solutions for energy reuse, individual sewage treatment plants - with several hundred installed on its territory, sport, etc.)


Coordinates: 52°16′N 22°35′E / 52.267°N 22.583°E / 52.267; 22.583