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In the past Radymno was a town of people with different faiths: Roman Catholic, Judaic and Greek Catholic. Currently most of the residents are Roman Catholic. The town is situated in the Przemyśl Gate on a plateau in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains, in the valley of the San River, sited on the left bank of the Rada River, on the international road A4 which runs from Jędrzychowice-Korczowa (State Border) to Lviv (Ukraine).
Statistics[change | change source]
- On December 31, 2007 the town had 5,710 residents
- City size - 13.6 km²
- Resources - natural gas, ceramic clay, mineral aggregates
- Status - an independent commune in Jaroslaw district, Subcarpathian Voivodeship
Monuments[change | change source]
- City Centre located in the by market square has a historic urban layout stretching 14th–15th century, transformed in later centuries due to road construction and building regulations. Within the city survived several historic buildings, mostly houses and tenements from the 19th and also the beginning of the 20th century.
- Near the market square the Parish Church of St. Lawrence is located, which was built in 1724-1730 in Baroque style. By the church there is a belfry from 1729 and a rectory of the second half of 18th century.
- Cemetery and the mortuary chapel from 19th-20th century
- Within the city there are several historic shrines
- Market hall was built around 1918 and the synagogue, which was also built in 1918
Tourism[change | change source]
- The biggest attraction is a lake ZEK. In the summer you can rent boats, in the angling season you can attempt to catch a fish.
- The San River
Honorary citizens of the city[change | change source]
- Monsignor Ludwik Dyszynski – a former rector of Parish Radymno
- Wladysław Siara – a medical doctor, a soldier of the September Campaign
- Helena Pawelek – a retired teacher, founder and conductor of the choir Cantillena
- Monsignor Kazimierz Golenia – a former rector of Parish Radymno