Tomaszów Mazowiecki

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Tomaszów Mazowiecki
Knothe's Villa (Kościuszko Sq.)
Knothe's Villa (Kościuszko Sq.)
Flag of Tomaszów Mazowiecki
Flag
Coat of arms of Tomaszów Mazowiecki
Coat of arms
Tomaszów Mazowiecki is located in Poland
Tomaszów Mazowiecki
Tomaszów Mazowiecki
Coordinates: 51°31′N 20°1′E / 51.517°N 20.017°E / 51.517; 20.017
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Łódź
County Tomaszów Mazowiecki County
Gmina Tomaszów Mazowiecki (urban gmina)
Established 18th century
Town rights 1830
Government
 • Mayor Rafał Zagozdon
Area
 • Total 41.3 km2 (15.9 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 66,705
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 97-200
Area code(s) +48 44
Car plates ETM
Website http://www.tomaszow-maz.eu

Tomaszów Mazowiecki [tɔˈmaʂuf mazɔˈvjɛt͡ski] is a town in central Poland with 67,159 inhabitants (2004). Situated in the Łódź Voivodeship (since 1999), it was previously part of Piotrków Trybunalski Voivodeship (1975–1998). According to the 2002 survey, it occupies an area of 41.3 kilometres (25.7 mi).

The town is situated on the banks of three rivers, the Pilica, Wolbórka, and Czarna Bielina, and is near the Zalew Sulejowski reservoir and the edge of the Puszcza Spalska wilderness area.

History[edit]

Tomaszów Mazowiecki was granted the status of an industry and trade village (osada fabryczno-handlowa) in 1824, and was designated a city in 1830.

Land usage[edit]

According to data from 2006,[citation needed] Tomaszów Mazowiecki has an area of 41.3 km2; about 45% of the land is put to agricultural use, 13% is forested, and the city itself covers about 4.03% of the area.

Education[edit]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Szkoła Podst. nr 1 im. Aleksandra Kamińskiego
  • Szkoła Podst. nr 6
  • Szkoła Podst. nr 7
  • Szkoła Podst. nr 10 [Niebrów]
  • Szkoła Podst. nr 11
  • Szkoła podst. nr 12 im. Jana Pawła II
  • Szkoła Podst. nr 13
  • Szkoła Podst. nr 14 im. Karola Wojtyły

Gimnazja[edit]

  • Gimnazjum nr 1 [ul.Stolarska]
  • Gimnazjum nr 2 [ul.Warszawska][ul. Warszawska]
  • Gimnazjum nr 3 [ul.Piłsudskiego]
  • Gimnazjum nr 4 [Niebrów]
  • Gimnazjum nr 5
  • Gimnazjum nr 6 [ul.Jałowcowa 8] [im. Jana Twardowskiego]
  • Gimnazjum nr 7 [ul.Św.Antoniego 43/45]
  • Gimnazjum nr 8 [Białobrzegi]

High schools[edit]

  • I High School im. Jaroslawa Dabrowskiego [Mościckiego]
  • II High School (high-leveled) im. Stefana Zeromskiego [Jalowcowa]
  • III High School im. Stanislawa Hojnowskiego [Nadrzeczna]
  • IV High School [Strefowa]

Universities[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Several national and regional routes cross each other in the city:

Zalew Sulejowski[edit]

Main article: Zalew Sulejowski
A view of the Zalew Sulejowski

The Zalew Sulejowski is a large reservoir built from 1969–1973 in order to help meet the demand for fresh drinking water in the city of Łódź and the city of Tomaszów Mazowiecki. The actual reservoir is situated on the territory of three gmin: Tomaszów, Piotrków and Wolbórz.

Konewka Bunkers[edit]

The Konewka Bunkers is a complex of various technical and headquarters buildings, among which is a large bunker capable of protecting a train from an air raid, normally serving as a station to unload the cargo of the train.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Tomaszów Mazowiecki is twinned with:

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ Офіційний сайт міста Івано-Франківська. mvk.if.ua (in Ukrainian). Retrieved 7 March 2010. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°32′N 20°01′E / 51.533°N 20.017°E / 51.533; 20.017