Stary Korczyn

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Stary Korczyn
Village
Stary Korczyn is located in Poland
Stary Korczyn
Stary Korczyn
Coordinates: 50°18′N 20°45′E / 50.300°N 20.750°E / 50.300; 20.750
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Świętokrzyskie
County Busko
Gmina Nowy Korczyn
Population 304

Stary Korczyn [ˈstarɨ ˈkɔrt͡ʂɨn] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Nowy Korczyn, within Busko County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, in south-central Poland. It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) west of Nowy Korczyn, 19 km (12 mi) south of Busko-Zdrój, and 66 km (41 mi) south of the regional capital Kielce.[1] The village has a population of 304.

Stary Korczyn was the subject of a well-known painting from World War I, Erstürmung des Dorfes Stary Korczyn durch das Landsturminfanterieregiment Nr. 1, 22. Dez. 1914 (Attack on the Village of Stary Korczyn by the Vienna First Infantry Regiment on December 22, 1914), by Alfred Basel, now hanging in the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum, Vienna.

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Coordinates: 50°18′N 20°45′E / 50.300°N 20.750°E / 50.300; 20.750