Oświęcim

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Oświęcim
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Oświęcim is located in Poland
Oświęcim
Coordinates: 50°3′N 19°14′E / 50.05°N 19.233°E / 50.05; 19.233Coordinates: 50°3′N 19°14′E / 50.05°N 19.233°E / 50.05; 19.233
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lesser Poland
County Oświęcim County
Gmina Oświęcim (urban gmina)
Established First mentioned in 1117
Town rights 1291
Government
 • Mayor Janusz Chwierut
Area
 • Total 30.3 km2 (11.7 sq mi)
Elevation 230 m (750 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total 40,979
 • Density 1,352.4/km2 (3,503/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32–600, 32–601, 32–602, 32–603, 32–606, 32–610
Area code(s) +48 033
Car plates KOS

Oświęcim is a town in the Lesser Poland province of southern Poland. It is 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Kraków.

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