Inner courtyard of the Niepołomice Castle built by Casimir III the Great
|• Mayor||Roman Ptak|
|• Total||27.1 km2 (10.5 sq mi)|
|• Density||540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Niepołomice ([ɲɛpɔwɔˈmʲit͡sɛ]; German: Niepolomitz / Heidenau) is a town in southern Poland, situated in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Kraków Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is situated on the Vistula River, and belongs to Kraków on the verge of a large virgin forest (Polish: Puszcza Niepołomnicka - Niepołomice Forest). There is a 14th-century gothic hunting castle in town built by Casimir III, as well as a conservation center for wisents (Polish: Żubry) nearby.
According to the report of the World Health Organization in 2016 Niepołomice has been classified as the fifteenth most polluted city of the European Union.
Puszcza Niepołomice is based in the town.
- Official website
- Summary (in English) of Niepołomice
- Jewish Community in Niepołomice on Virtual Shtetl
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