Szczawa, Lesser Poland Voivodeship

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Szczawa
Village
Wooden church
Wooden church
Szczawa is located in Poland
Szczawa
Szczawa
Coordinates: 49°36′25″N 20°17′51″E / 49.60694°N 20.29750°E / 49.60694; 20.29750Coordinates: 49°36′25″N 20°17′51″E / 49.60694°N 20.29750°E / 49.60694; 20.29750
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
County Limanowa
Gmina Kamienica
Highest elevation 1,008 m (3,307 ft)
Lowest elevation 530 m (1,740 ft)
Population 2,100
Website http://www.szczawa.prv.pl

Szczawa [ˈʂt͡ʂava] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Kamienica, within Limanowa County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) north-west of Kamienica, 15 km (9 mi) south-west of Limanowa, and 58 km (36 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków.[1]

The village has a population of 2,100. Szczawa is a recreational village and winter sports destination located in the valley of Gorce Mountains beneath the Gorce National Park.[2]

The Głębieniec river waterfall in Szczawa

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ Marek Cieszkowski (2004). "W sercu Beskidów. Geografia i przyroda Gorców (In the Heart of Beskids. Geography and Botany of Gorce)". Gorce: przewodnik dla prawdziwego turysty (Gorce: Guide for a Qualified Tourist). Oficyna Wydawnicza "Rewasz". pp. 17–32. ISBN 8389188198. Retrieved January 9, 2013.