Łuków


Łuków

:"Łuków is also the Sorbian name for Luckau in Germany."Infobox Settlement
name = Łuków



image_caption = Railroad station in Łuków
image_shield = POL Łuków COA.svg
pushpin_

pushpin_label_position = bottom
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = POL
subdivision_type1 = Voivodeship
subdivision_name1 = Lublin
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Łuków County
subdivision_type3 = Gmina
subdivision_name3 = Łuków (urban gmina)
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Zbigniew Zemło
area_total_km2 = 35.75
population_as_of = 2006
population_total = 30564
population_density_km2 = auto
timezone = CET
utc_offset = +1
timezone_DST = CEST
utc_offset_DST = +2
latd = 51 | latm = 55 | lats = | latNS = N | longd = 22 | longm = 23 | longs = | longEW = E
postal_code_type = Postal code
postal_code = 21-400
blank_name = Car plates
blank_info = LLU
website = http://www.lukow.pl

Łuków [IPA-pl|'|ł|u|k|u|f] is a city in eastern Poland with 30,727 inhabitants as of January 1 2005. Situated in the Lublin Voivodeship since 1999, Łuków was previously in Siedlce Voivodeship from 1975-1998. It is the capital of Łuków County.

Łuków was established about 1233 as a fortress town guarding the Polish borded against Yotvingians and Lithuanians - tribes from the East. Between 1250 and 1257 Bolesław V the Chaste- a sovereign of Poland, a prince of Kraków and Sandomierz, located the Knights Templar in Łuków.

Education

* 1 Liceum Ogólnokształcące im. Tadeusza Kościuszki
* Wyższa Szkoła Biznesu i Administracji
* Zespół Szkół Ponadgimnazjalnych im. Henryka Sienkiewicza

External links

* [http://www.lukow.pl/ Town Official website]


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