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
VoivodeshipMasovian
CountyPruszków
GminaPiastów (urban gmina)
Established16th century as Żdżary
Town rights1952
Government
 • MayorGrzegorz Waldemar Szuplewski
Area
 • City5.83 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
 • Urban
5.76 km2 (2.22 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)
 • City22,826
 • Density3,900/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
22,826
 • Urban density4,050.5/km2 (10,491/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
05-820
Area code(s)+48 22
Car platesWPR
Websitehttp://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.