Zelów

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Zelów
Town Hall
Town Hall
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; 19.217Coordinates: 51°28′N 19°13′E / 51.467°N 19.217°E / 51.467; 19.217
Country Poland
VoivodeshipŁódź
CountyBełchatów
GminaZelów
Government
 • MayorUrszula Świerczyńska
Area
 • Total10.75 km2 (4.15 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total7,725
 • Density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
97-425
Car platesEBE
Websitehttp://www.zelow.pl

Zelów [ˈzɛluf] (Czech: Zelov) is a town in Bełchatów County, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland, with 7,725 inhabitants (2016).[1]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population. Size and Structure and Vital Statistics in Poland by Territorial Division in 2016, as of December 31 (PDF). Warszawa: Główny Urząd Statystyczny. 2017. p. 114. ISSN 2451-2087.