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Zawoja
Zawoja
[zaˈvɔja] is a village in Southern Poland
Poland
located close to Maków Podhalański. It is situated in Sucha County
Sucha County
(Lesser Poland Voivodeship). With neighbouring village of Skawica
Skawica
it constitutes a rural Zawoja
Zawoja
Commune. It has 6,200 inhabitants (2001) and is often mentioned as one of the biggest Polish villages. It is also very often referred as the longest one as it stretches for about 20 kilometres in a picturesque mountain valley. It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) south of Sucha Beskidzka
Sucha Beskidzka
and 52 km (32 mi) south-west of the regional capital Kraków. It is situated close to a mountain massif of Babia Góra
Babia Góra
(1725 m). The headquarters of Babia Góra
Babia Góra
National Park is located here. Since 19th century Zawoja
Zawoja
is one of the important mountain resorts in Poland. It is known for its wooden architecture and folk culture of Babia Góra highlanders. See also[edit]

LOT Polish Airlines Flight LO 165
LOT Polish Airlines Flight LO 165
crashed on the nearby Polica mountain

External links[edit] Media related to Zawoja
Zawoja
at Wikimedia Commons Zawoja
Zawoja
travel guide from Wikivoyage

(in Polish) Zawoja
Zawoja
official web site Jewish Community in Zawoja
Zawoja
on Virtual Shtetl

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Gmina
Gmina
Zawoja

Villages

Zawoja
Zawoja
(seat) Skawica

Coordinates: 49°40′N 19°34′E / 49.667°N 19.567°E / 49.667; 19.567

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 245812277 GN

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