Krynica-Zdrój


Krynica-Zdrój

Infobox Settlement
name = Krynica-Zdrój



image_shield = POL Krynica-Zdrój COA.svg
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = POL
subdivision_type1 = Voivodeship
subdivision_name1 = Lesser Poland
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Nowy Sącz
subdivision_type3 = Gmina
subdivision_name3 = Krynica-Zdrój
area_total_km2 = 40.17
population_as_of = 2006
population_total = 11243
population_density_km2 = auto
latd = 49 | latm = 24 | lats = 42 | latNS = N | longd = 20 | longm = 57 | longs = 18 | longEW = E
elevation_m = 590
postal_code_type = Postal code
postal_code = 33-380
website = http://www.krynica-zdroj.pl

Krynica-Zdrój [IPA-pl|k|r|y|'|n|i|c|a|-|'|z|d|r|u|j] (till 31 December 2001 Krynica) (Rusyn: "Krenycja") is a town in southern Poland in Beskid Sądecki mountains, inhabited by over eleven thousand people. It is the biggest spa town in Poland called The Pearl of Polish Spas; a tourist and winter sport centre. It was first recorded in 1547 and became a town in 1889. Part of the inhabitants belong to the Lemko minority.

The 1931 World Ice Hockey Championships were played in the town.

A gondola lift built in 1997 on the Jaworzyna Krynicka, a mountain overlooking Krynica, and subsequent investment in modern skiing facilities made it one of the most important ski resorts in Poland. Nearby mountains are also a perfect setting for cross-country skiing and mountain-biking.

Krynica is sometimes nicknamed "Polish Davos" for the Economic Summit "Poland-East" held there each year in September. Politicians (including heads of state) and businessmen from several countries of Central Europe, former Soviet Union and Arabic countries meet there to discuss economic and political matters.

Krynica was home to Nikifor (correct name: Epifaniusz Drowniak), a famous naïve painter.

Twin towns

* Amersham in England, United Kingdom

External links

* [http://www.krynica-zdroj.pl/ www.krynica-zdroj.pl]
* [http://www.krynica-zdroj.com/ www.krynica-zdroj.com]
* [http://www.jaworzyna.pl/ www.jaworzyna.pl]
* [http://www.jaworzynakrynicka.pl/ www.jaworzynakrynicka.pl]
* [http://www.krynica.pl/ www.krynica.pl]
* [http://www.kot.org.pl/ www.kot.org.pl]
* [http://www.krynica.com.pl/ www.krynica.com.pl]
* [http://www.kth.i24.pl/ www.kth.i24.pl]
* [http://www.forum-ekonomiczne.pl/index_eng.php]
* [http://www.krynica.net.pl]


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