Kościelisko

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Kościelisko
Village
Wooden chapel
Wooden chapel
Kościelisko is located in Poland
Kościelisko
Kościelisko
Coordinates: 49°17′27″N 19°53′18″E / 49.29083°N 19.88833°E / 49.29083; 19.88833
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
CountyTatra
GminaKościelisko
Population
 (2006)
3,900

Kościelisko [kɔɕt͡ɕeˈliskɔ] is a village in Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland, close to the border with Slovakia. (It was previously in Nowy Sącz Voivodeship from 1975-1998.) It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Kościelisko.[1] It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) west of Zakopane and 86 km (53 mi) south of the regional capital Kraków.

In 2006 the village had a population of 3,900.

Notable people[edit]

  • Klemens Bachleda (1851-1910), Polish mountain guide and mountain rescuer, born in Kościelisko

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.

External links[edit]

Media related to Kościelisko at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 49°17′27″N 19°53′18″E / 49.29083°N 19.88833°E / 49.29083; 19.88833