Lipnica Wielka, Nowy Targ County

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Lipnica Wielka
Lipnica Wielka is located in Poland
Lipnica Wielka
Lipnica Wielka
Coordinates: 49°29′N 19°37′E / 49.483°N 19.617°E / 49.483; 19.617
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
CountyNowy Targ
GminaLipnica Wielka

Lipnica Wielka [lipˈnit͡sa ˈvjɛlka] is a village in Nowy Targ County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland, close to the border with Slovakia. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Lipnica Wielka.[1] It lies approximately 29 kilometres (18 mi) west of Nowy Targ and 69 km (43 mi) south of the regional capital Kraków.

The village lies in the drainage basin of the Black Sea (through Orava, Váh and Danube rivers), in the historical region of Orava (Polish: Orawa), which since the Middle Ages belonged to Hungary.


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

Coordinates: 49°29′N 19°37′E / 49.483°N 19.617°E / 49.483; 19.617