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Tarnów

Administration
Full nameTarnów
CountryPoland
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
Countycity county
Town rights7th March 1330
Government
MayorRyszard Ścigała
Geography
Total Area27.9 sq mi (72.4 km2)
Demography
Total Population115341 (2009)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code33-100 to 33-110
Area code+48 014
Car platesKT

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Tarnów (pronounced: Tahr-noof c-plAUDPl-Tarnów ( , , , Torna) is a city in southeastern Poland with 115,341 inhabitants (metro area 312,000 inhabitants) as of June 2009. The city has been situated in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship since 1999, but from 1975 to 1998 it was the capital of the Tarnów Voivodeship. It is a major rail junction, located on the strategic east-west connection from Lwów to Kraków. Also, from Tarnów two additional lines stem - a southwards main line to the Slovakian border via Stróże, as well as a minor northwards line to Szczucin (now defunct).


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