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Old paper mill and shops
Old paper mill and shops
Flag of Konstancin-Jeziorna
Coat of arms of Konstancin-Jeziorna
Coat of arms
Konstancin-Jeziorna is located in Poland
Coordinates: 52°5′N 21°7′E / 52.083°N 21.117°E / 52.083; 21.117
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
County Piaseczno
Gmina Konstancin-Jeziorna
Town rights 1969
 • Mayor Kazimierz Jańczuk
 • Total 17.1 km2 (6.6 sq mi)
Highest elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Lowest elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,566
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 05-510, 05-520
Area code(s) +48 22
Car plates WPI
Website http://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