Zelów

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Zelów
Coat of arms of Zelów
Coat of arms
Zelów is located in Poland
Zelów
Zelów
Coordinates: 51°28′N 19°13′E / 51.467°N 19.217°E / 51.467; 19.217
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Łódź
County Bełchatów
Gmina Zelów
Government
 • Mayor Urszula Świerczyńska
Area
 • Total 10.75 km2 (4.15 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 8,173
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 97-425
Car plates EBE
Website http://www.zelow.pl

Zelów [ˈzɛluf] is a town in Bełchatów County, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland, with 8,307 inhabitants (2005).

Jews in Zelow[edit]

2,000 Jews lived in Zelow before the Second World War. Most of them were executed in Chełmno, and others were deported to the Łódź ghetto and from there to German death camps.

Coordinates: 51°28′N 19°13′E / 51.467°N 19.217°E / 51.467; 19.217