Ustrzyki Dolne

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Ustrzyki Dolne
Ustrzyki Dolne seen from Gromadzyń
Ustrzyki Dolne seen from Gromadzyń
Coat of arms of Ustrzyki Dolne
Coat of arms
Ustrzyki Dolne is located in Poland
Ustrzyki Dolne
Ustrzyki Dolne
Coordinates: 49°26′N 22°36′E / 49.433°N 22.600°E / 49.433; 22.600
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPOL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
CountyBieszczady
GminaUstrzyki Dolne
Established16th century
Town rights1727
Government
 • MayorHenryk Ignacy Sułuja
Area
 • Total16.79 km2 (6.48 sq mi)
Elevation480 m (1,570 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total9,478
 • Density560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code38-700 to 38-714
Area code(s)+48 13
Car platesRBI
Websitehttp://www.ustrzyki-dolne.pl
 
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Ustrzyki Dolne
Ustrzyki Dolne seen from Gromadzyń
Ustrzyki Dolne seen from Gromadzyń
Coat of arms of Ustrzyki Dolne
Coat of arms
Ustrzyki Dolne is located in Poland
Ustrzyki Dolne
Ustrzyki Dolne
Coordinates: 49°26′N 22°36′E / 49.433°N 22.600°E / 49.433; 22.600
Country Poland
VoivodeshipPOL województwo podkarpackie flag.svg Subcarpathian
CountyBieszczady
GminaUstrzyki Dolne
Established16th century
Town rights1727
Government
 • MayorHenryk Ignacy Sułuja
Area
 • Total16.79 km2 (6.48 sq mi)
Elevation480 m (1,570 ft)
Population (2006)
 • Total9,478
 • Density560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code38-700 to 38-714
Area code(s)+48 13
Car platesRBI
Websitehttp://www.ustrzyki-dolne.pl

Ustrzyki Dolne [usˈtʂɨkʲi ˈdɔlnɛ] (Yiddish: Istrik) is a town in south-eastern Poland, close to the border with Ukraine, with 9,383 inhabitants (02.06.2009).[1]

Situated in the Subcarpathian Voivodeship (since 1999), it is the capital of Bieszczady County.

In existence since the 15th century, it received its city charter around 1727. In 1772 it became part of the Habsburg Monarchy where it remained until 1918 when it became part of independent Poland. It grew after 1872 when a railway connection to Przemyśl and Sanok was built, and the exploitation of local oil fields began. Temporarily in the USSR after 1944, it became part of Poland in 1951 following a minor border readjustment.

History[edit]

Monument to those who died in a fight against the UPA.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Ustrzyki Dolne is twinned with:

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References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "Population. Size and structure by territorial division". © 1995-2009 Central Statistical Office 00-925 Warsaw, Al. Niepodległości 208. 2009-06-02. Retrieved 2009-06-22. 

Coordinates: 49°26′N 22°35′E / 49.433°N 22.583°E / 49.433; 22.583