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Mszczonów

Mszczonów
19th century dwór in Mszczonów
19th century dwór in Mszczonów
Coat of arms of Mszczonów
Coat of arms
Mszczonów is located in Poland
Mszczonów
Mszczonów
Coordinates:
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
County Żyrardów
Gmina Mszczonów
Town rights 1377
Government
 • Mayor Józef Grzegorz Kurek
Area
 • Total 8.56 km2 (3.31 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 6,231
 • Density 730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 96-320
Area code(s) +48 46
Car plates WZY
Website www.mszczonow.pl

Mszczonów (Yiddish: אַמשינאָוו Amshinov) is a town in Żyrardów County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland, with 6,310 inhabitants (2004).

The town had a Jewish community, and it was once the center of the Hasidic Amshinov dynasty (Mszczonów being pronounced as "Amshinov" in Yiddish.)

External links

  • Jewish Community in Mszczonów on Virtual Shtetl


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