Piastów

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Piastów
Black Madonna of Częstochowa Church
Coat of arms of Piastów
Coat of arms
Piastów is located in Poland
Piastów
Piastów
Coordinates: 52°11′N 20°51′E / 52.183°N 20.850°E / 52.183; 20.850Coordinates: 52°11′N 20°51′E / 52.183°N 20.850°E / 52.183; 20.850
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
County Pruszków
Gmina Piastów (urban gmina)
Established 16th century as Żdżary
Town rights 1952
Government
 • Mayor Grzegorz Waldemar Szuplewski
Area
 • City 5.83 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
 • Urban 5.76 km2 (2.22 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • City 22,826
 • Density 3,900/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
 • Urban 22,826
 • Urban density 4,050.5/km2 (10,491/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 05-820
Area code(s) +48 22
Car plates WPR
Website http://piastow.pl/

Piastów [ˈpʲastuf] is a town in central Poland, near Warsaw, with 23,331 inhabitants (2006 est). It is situated in the Masovian Voivodship (since 1999); previously, it was in Warszawa Voivodship (1975–1998). With 3963 persons/km², it is the second most densely populated city in Poland (after Świętochłowice).

In the Middle Age, the villages of Żdżary and Utrata existed in the place of today's' Piastów. Piastów is served by Piastów railway station.