Ostre, Silesian Voivodeship

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Ostre
Village
Saint Mary Church
Saint Mary Church
Ostre is located in Poland
Ostre
Ostre
Coordinates: 49°39′46″N 19°4′55″E / 49.66278°N 19.08194°E / 49.66278; 19.08194
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Silesian
County Żywiec
Gmina Lipowa
Established early 17th century
Population (2008) 477
Post Code 34-324
Area Code (+48) 33
Vehicle registration SZY

Ostre [ˈɔstrɛ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Lipowa, within Żywiec County, Silesian Voivodeship, in southern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) west of Żywiec and 66 km (41 mi) south of the regional capital Katowice.

The village was established in the early 17th century on the slopes of Ostre mountain in Silesian Beskids, originally named Podostre.[2] The village has a population of 474.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Barański, Mirosław (2007). Beskid Śląski. Przewodnik. Pruszków: Oficyna Wydawnicza „Rewasz“. p. 425. ISBN 978-83-89188-71-7.


Coordinates: 49°39′46″N 19°4′55″E / 49.66278°N 19.08194°E / 49.66278; 19.08194