Black Madonna of Częstochowa Church
|Gmina||Piastów (urban gmina)|
|Established||16th century as Żdżary|
|• Mayor||Grzegorz Waldemar Szuplewski|
|• City||5.83 km2 (2.25 sq mi)|
|• Urban||5.76 km2 (2.22 sq mi)|
|• Density||3,900/km2 (10,000/sq mi)|
|• Urban density||4,050.5/km2 (10,491/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Area code(s)||+48 22|
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.
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