Przasnysz

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Przasnysz
Town Hall
Town Hall
Flag of Przasnysz
Flag
Coat of arms of Przasnysz
Coat of arms
Przasnysz is located in Poland
Przasnysz
Przasnysz
Coordinates: 53°1′N 20°53′E / 53.017°N 20.883°E / 53.017; 20.883
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
County Przasnysz County
Gmina Przasnysz (urban gmina)
Established 13th century
Town rights 1427
Government
 • Mayor Waldemar Marek Trochimiuk
Area
 • Total 25.16 km2 (9.71 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 17,069
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 06-300
Area code(s) +48 29
Car plates WPZ
Website http://www.przasnysz.um.gov.pl

Przasnysz [ˈpʂasnɨʂ] is a town in Poland. Located in the Masovian Voivodship, about 110 km north of Warsaw and about 115 km south of Olsztyn, it's the capital of Przasnysz County. It has 18,093 inhabitants (2004). One of the most important towns in Mazovia during the Middle Ages. Przasnysz was granted town privileges in 1427.

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Coordinates: 53°02′N 20°53′E / 53.033°N 20.883°E / 53.033; 20.883