Tarnawa Dolna, Lesser Poland Voivodeship

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Tarnawa Dolna
Village
Parish church in Tarnawa Dolna
Parish church in Tarnawa Dolna
Tarnawa Dolna is located in Poland
Tarnawa Dolna
Tarnawa Dolna
Coordinates: 49°47′N 19°34′E / 49.783°N 19.567°E / 49.783; 19.567
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
CountySucha
GminaZembrzyce
Population
1,500
Websitehttp://www.daniowski.jatsu.pl

Tarnawa Dolna [tarˈnava ˈdɔlna] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Zembrzyce, within Sucha County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 3 kilometres (2 mi) west of Zembrzyce, 6 km (4 mi) north of Sucha Beskidzka, and 41 km (25 mi) south-west of the regional capital Kraków.

The village has a population of 1,500.

The village of Tarnawa established in the 14th century and according to tradition its first inhabitants were Tatar prisoners of war.[2] Its sister settlement, Tarnawa Górna was settled much later, in the 17th century.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Truś, Radosław (2008). Beskid Mały. Przewodnik. Pruszków: Oficyna Wydawnicza „Rewasz“. p. 327. ISBN 978-83-89188-77-9.

Coordinates: 49°47′00″N 19°34′00″E / 49.7833°N 19.5667°E / 49.7833; 19.5667