Bukowina Tatrzańska

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Bukowina Tatrzańska
Village
Cultural centre in Bukowina Tatrzańska
Cultural centre in Bukowina Tatrzańska
Coat of arms of Bukowina Tatrzańska
Coat of arms
Bukowina Tatrzańska is located in Poland
Bukowina Tatrzańska
Bukowina Tatrzańska
Coordinates: 49°21′N 20°7′E / 49.350°N 20.117°E / 49.350; 20.117
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
CountyTatra
GminaBukowina Tatrzańska
Highest elevation
1,000 m (3,000 ft)
Lowest elevation
860 m (2,820 ft)
Population
2,700
Websitehttp://www.bukowinatatrzanska.pl

Bukowina Tatrzańska [bukɔˈvina taˈtʂaɲska], (Slovak: Tatranská Bukovina) is a village in Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland, close to the border with Slovakia. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Bukowina Tatrzańska. It lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) north-east of Zakopane and 80 km (50 mi) south of the regional capital Kraków.[1]

Tatra Mountains seen from Bukowina Tatrzańska

The village has a population of 2,700.

Bukowina Tatrzańska is a popular destination for the Tour de Pologne, having served as the finishing point for stages several times, most recently in the 2014 edition of the race.[2]

In the village there are several historic wooden guesthouses from the Interbellum Period built in the Zakopane Style architecture including the Cultural Centre which is ranked among the biggest wooden buildings in Poland. The village also hosts an annual Polish folklore festival Sabałowe Bajania.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ "2014 Tour of Poland". Steephill.tv. Retrieved 8 August 2014.

Coordinates: 49°21′N 20°7′E / 49.350°N 20.117°E / 49.350; 20.117