Zgierz

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Zgierz
Church in Zgierz
Church in Zgierz
Flag of Zgierz
Flag
Coat of arms of Zgierz
Coat of arms
Zgierz is located in Łódź Voivodeship
Zgierz
Zgierz
Zgierz is located in Poland
Zgierz
Zgierz
Coordinates: 51°51′N 19°25′E / 51.850°N 19.417°E / 51.850; 19.417
Country Poland
Voivodeship Łódź
CountyZgierz County
GminaZgierz (urban gmina)
Established1131
Town rightsbefore 1244
Government
 • MayorPrzemysław Staniszewski
Area
 • City42.33 km2 (16.34 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 (31.12.2016)
 • City56,929
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,109,600
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
95-100 to 95-110
Area code(s)(+48) 42
Car platesEZG
Websitehttp://www.umz.zgierz.pl

Zgierz [zɡʲɛʂ] (About this soundlisten) (German: 1943–45 Görnau) is a town in central Poland, located just to the north of Łódź and part of the metropolitan area centered on that city. As of 2016 it had a population of 56,929.[1]

Zgierz is situated in the Łódź Voivodeship (since 1999); previously it was in Łódź Metro Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is the capital of Zgierz County.

Zgierz is one of the oldest cities in Central Poland. It acquired its city rights some time before 1288.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Zgierz is twinned with:

Panorama[edit]

Panorama of the Jan Paweł II square in Zgierz.

References[edit]

Notes
  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. 118. ISSN 2451-2087.
  2. ^ "Oficiálne stránky mesta Kežmarok". kezmarok.sk. Archived from the original on 1 March 2010. Retrieved 8 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Supraśl Information". DB City.com. Retrieved 2014-10-27.

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Coordinates: 51°51′N 19°25′E / 51.850°N 19.417°E / 51.850; 19.417