Konstancin-Jeziorna

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Konstancin-Jeziorna
Old paper mill and shops
Old paper mill and shops
Flag of Konstancin-Jeziorna
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Coat of arms of Konstancin-Jeziorna
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Konstancin-Jeziorna is located in Masovian Voivodeship
Konstancin-Jeziorna
Konstancin-Jeziorna
Konstancin-Jeziorna is located in Poland
Konstancin-Jeziorna
Konstancin-Jeziorna
Coordinates: 52°5′N 21°7′E / 52.083°N 21.117°E / 52.083; 21.117
Country Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
CountyPiaseczno
GminaKonstancin-Jeziorna
Town rights1969
Government
 • MayorKazimierz Jańczuk
Area
 • Total17.1 km2 (6.6 sq mi)
Highest elevation
100 m (300 ft)
Lowest elevation
75 m (246 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total17,566
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
05-510, 05-520
Area code(s)+48 22
Car platesWPI
Websitehttp://www.konstancinjeziorna.pl

Konstancin-Jeziorna [kɔnsˈtant͡ɕin jɛˈʑɔrna] is a town in Piaseczno County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland, with 17,566 inhabitants (as of March 2011, according to GUS). It is located about 20 km (12 mi) south of downtown Warsaw and is a part of the metropolitan area of that city.

The town was created in 1969 through combining neighbouring towns: holiday resort Skolimów-Konstancin and industrial Jeziorna with a number of villages.

The town, a 19th-century health spa, sits on the administrative border of the capital city, Warsaw. The town has an interesting collection of historic villas and new built mansions, a shopping center in a restored 19th-century mill and is the home of the American School of Warsaw. Konstancin-Jeziorna also have a sports team which specializes in football/soccer named Kosa Konstancin created by former proffesional footballer Roman Kosecki.

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Coordinates: 52°05′N 21°07′E / 52.083°N 21.117°E / 52.083; 21.117