Pajęczno

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Pajęczno
View of the city
View of the city
Coat of arms of Pajęczno
Coat of arms
Pajęczno is located in Poland
Pajęczno
Pajęczno
Coordinates: 51°9′N 19°0′E / 51.150°N 19.000°E / 51.150; 19.000
Country Poland
VoivodeshipŁódź
CountyPajęczno County
GminaGmina Pajęczno
Government
 • MayorDariusz Tokarski
Area
 • Total20.21 km2 (7.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total6,829
 • Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
98-330
Car platesEPJ
Websitehttp://www.pajeczno.pl/

Pajęczno [paˈjɛnt͡ʂnɔ] is a town in Poland, in Łódź Voivodeship, about 40 kilometres (25 miles) north of Częstochowa. It is the capital of Pajęczno County (powiat pajęczański). Population is 6,829 (2016).[1]

First mentioned in historical sources from 1140. It had city rights between 1276 and 1870, and again from 1958.

On 14 June 2019 a drunk man drove through the town in a T-55 tank and was arrested shortly after.

The current mayor is Dariusz Tokarski.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population. Size and Structure and Vital Statistics in Poland by Territorial Division in 2016, as of December 31 (PDF). Warszawa: Główny Urząd Statystyczny. 2017. p. 115. ISSN 2451-2087.

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Coordinates: 51°09′N 19°00′E / 51.150°N 19.000°E / 51.150; 19.000