Przasnysz

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Przasnysz
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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
VoivodeshipMasovian
CountyPrzasnysz County
GminaPrzasnysz (urban gmina)
Established13th century
Town rights1427
Government
 • MayorWaldemar Marek Trochimiuk
Area
 • Total25.16 km2 (9.71 sq mi)
Population
(2013[1])
 • Total17,326
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
06-300
Area code(s)+48 29
Car platesWPZ
Websitehttp://www.przasnysz.um.gov.pl

Przasnysz ([ˈpʂasnɨʂ]; Yiddish: פראשניץProshnitz, German: "Praschnitz") is a town in Poland. Located in the Masovian Voivodship, about 110 km north of Warsaw and about 115 km south of Olsztyn, it is 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