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Coat of arms of Jadów
Coat of arms
Jadów is located in Poland
Coordinates: 52°28′N 21°38′E / 52.467°N 21.633°E / 52.467; 21.633
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
County Wołomin
Gmina Jadów
Population 1,200

Jadów [ˈjaduf] is a village in Wołomin County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Jadów.[1] It lies approximately 31 kilometres (19 mi) north-east of Wołomin and 52 km (32 mi) north-east of Warsaw

The village has a population of 1,200.


Beginnings Jadów are dating to time Middle Ages 14th/15th age. Thanks location on across a trade routes Jadów in 1475, obtained a market privilege and a law of organising of fairs.


A brick church soaring dedicated Feast of the Cross. In 1474 first church was built by Mazovian prince Bolesław IV. The most valuable part of the urban area is the small market square with tenement houses around.

Jews of Jadów[edit]

Between the two world wars there were about 1500 Jews living in Jadów, which were approx. 90% of its inhabitants. Zionist movement was active in the village. Along with the occupation of the village by the German Nazi troops in 1939, many restrictions enforced upon the Jewish population, including payments, wearing an identifying as a Jew stripe on the arm, force labor works etc. On September 1942, killing act (German “aktion”) was made by the German Nazi troops, where approx. 800 Jews were shot to death. All the rest were sent to the extermination camp Treblinka.


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Coordinates: 52°28′00″N 21°38′00″E / 52.4667°N 21.6333°E / 52.4667; 21.6333