Republic of Zakopane
|Republic of Zakopane|
|•||Chamber||National Council of the Republic of Zakopane|
|Historical era||End of World War I|
|•||Established||October 13, 1918|
|•||Disestablished||November 16, 1918|
The Republic of Zakopane (or Commonwealth of Zakopane; Polish: Rzeczpospolita Zakopiańska) refers to an area in Galicia centered on the city of Zakopane that created its own parliament ("National Organisation") on October 13, 1918. The parliament's principal goal was to join an independent state of Poland. On October 30, the Organisation officially declared its independence from Austria-Hungary and, two days later, made itself a "National Council". This was eventually disestablished on November 16 when the Polish Liquidation Committee took control of Galicia.
- "Some facts on history". Town of Zakopane. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
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