Radomsko

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Radomsko
Saint Lambert Church
Saint Lambert Church
Flag of Radomsko
Flag
Coat of arms of Radomsko
Coat of arms
Radomsko is located in Poland
Radomsko
Radomsko
Coordinates: 51°4′N 19°27′E / 51.067°N 19.450°E / 51.067; 19.450
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Łódź
County Radomsko County
Gmina Radomsko (urban gmina)
Government
 • Mayor Anna Milczanowska
Area
 • Total 62.01 km2 (23.94 sq mi)
Highest elevation 254 m (833 ft)
Lowest elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 38 000
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 97-500
Car plates ERA
Website http://www.radomsko.pl

Radomsko [raˈdɔmskɔ] is a town in central Poland with 50,618 inhabitants (2006). It is situated on the Radomka river in the Łódź Voivodeship (since 1999), having previously been in Piotrków Trybunalski Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is the capital of Radomsko County.

History[edit]

Radomsko received town privileges by Duke Leszek II the Black of Sieradz in 1266. It is the site of a Franciscan monastery build on behalf of Bona Sforza, the queen consort of King Sigismund I of Poland.

Transport[edit]

The town has access to the railway line from Warsaw to Katowice operated by the Polish State Railways (PKP). It can be reached by the national road No.1, the future A1 autostrada from Gdańsk to Gliwice at the Radomsko junction.

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Notable natives and residents[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Radomsko is twinned with:

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "Makó külkapcsolatai – előtérben a kultúra és a gazdaságélénkítés |Makó". Mako.hu. 2005-07-11. Retrieved 2009-05-05. [dead link]
  2. ^ Fenn, Kate. "Lincoln's Twin Towns". City of Lincoln Council, City Hall, Beaumont Fee, Lincoln. Retrieved 2013-06-11. 

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Coordinates: 51°04′N 19°27′E / 51.067°N 19.450°E / 51.067; 19.450