Sieraków

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Sieraków
Town view
Town view
Coat of arms of Sieraków
Coat of arms
Sieraków is located in Poland
Sieraków
Sieraków
Coordinates: 52°39′0″N 16°6′0″E / 52.65000°N 16.10000°E / 52.65000; 16.10000
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Międzychód
Gmina Sieraków
Established 13th century
Town rights before 1388
Government
 • Mayor Witold Bruno Maciołek
Area
 • Total 14.1 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Elevation 31 m (102 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 8,768
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 64-410
Area code(s) +48 61
Car plates PMI
Website http://www.sierakow.pl

Sieraków [ɕeˈrakuf] (German: Zirke) is a town in western Poland with 8,768 inhabitants (2012). Located by the Warta River, it has been situated in the Greater Poland Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Poznań Voivodeship (1975–1998).

Sieraków is known as a holiday destination with well-developed tourism and sport infrastructure. It is surrounded by extensive areas of forest and lakes, including the protected area called Sieraków Landscape Park.

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Coordinates: 52°39′03″N 16°04′48″E / 52.65083°N 16.08000°E / 52.65083; 16.08000