Town Hall in Władysławowo
|• Mayor||Roman Kużel|
|• Total||38.41 km2 (14.83 sq mi)|
|• Density||390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Area code(s)||+48 58|
Władysławowo [vwadɨswaˈvɔvɔ] (Kashubian/Pomeranian: Wiôlgô Wies, German: Großendorf) is a town on the south coast of the Baltic Sea in Kashubia in the Pomerelia region, northern Poland, with 15,015 (2009) inhabitants.
The gmina (urban-rural municipality) of Władysławowo consists of the town Władysławowo (with a district Cetniewo) and seven villages: Chałupy (to the east, on the Hel peninsula), Chłapowo, Rozewie, Jastrzębia Góra, Ostrowo, Karwia and Tupadły. Several of these places serve as popular seaside resorts.
Poland's northern extremity is situated in Jastrzębia Góra, marked by the Gwiazda Północy ("Northern Star") monument, which stands on a cliff overlooking the beach that is the actual most northerly point. The nearby headland of Cape Rozewie was formerly believed to be the country's most northerly point, prior to measurements carried out in December 2000.
- 1960: 3,900 inhabitants
- 1970: 7,900 inhabitants
- 1975: 9,200 inhabitants
- 1980: 10,600 inhabitants
- 2009: 15,000 inhabitants
- Hermann Keidanski (1865–1938) a German-Jewish chess master
- Nocne Szczury (literally: Night Rats) a Polish punk rock band formed in 1980
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