Mirów, Silesian Voivodeship

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Mirów
Village
Ruins of Mirów Castle
Ruins of Mirów Castle
Mirów is located in Poland
Mirów
Mirów
Coordinates: 50°36′51″N 19°28′5″E / 50.61417°N 19.46806°E / 50.61417; 19.46806
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipSilesian
CountyMyszków
GminaNiegowa

Mirów [ˈmiruf] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Niegowa, within Myszków County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) south of Niegowa, 12 km (7 mi) east of Myszków, and 53 km (33 mi) north-east of the regional capital Katowice.

It is best known for the ruins of the 14th-century Mirów Castle, part of a defensive chain of medieval castles built along Polish Jura (Jura Krakowsko-Częstochowska). To the south of Mirów, there are Beskidy Mountains, including Silesian and Żywiec Beskids.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 50°36′51″N 19°28′5″E / 50.61417°N 19.46806°E / 50.61417; 19.46806