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""Church in Wyszków
Church in Wyszków
""Flag of Wyszków
""Coat of arms of Wyszków
Coat of arms
""Wyszków is located in Poland
Coordinates: 52°35′36″N 21°27′36″E / 52.59333°N 21.46000°E / 52.59333; 21.46000
Country  "Poland
"Voivodeship "Masovian
"County "Wyszków County
"Gmina "Gmina Wyszków
Established 13th century
Town rights 1502
 • Mayor Grzegorz Nowosielski
 • Total 2,000.78 km2 (772.51 sq mi)
Population (2018)
 • Total 26,500
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
"Time zone "CET ("UTC+1)
 • Summer ("DST) "CEST ("UTC+2)
Postal code 07-200, 07-202
"Area code(s) +48 029
"Car plates WWY
Website http://www.wyszkow.pl

Wyszków ("[ˈvɨʂkuf]; "Yiddish: ווישקאָווVishkov) is a city in "Poland with 26,500 inhabitants (2018). It is the capital of "Wyszków County ("Polish: powiat wyszkowski). Wyszków is in the "Masovian Voivodeship (since 1999); previously it was in the "Warsaw Voivodeship (until 1975) and the "Ostrołęka Voivodeship (1975–1998). Unofficial name is 'Wyszków Miasto Opryszków'.



The village of Wyszków was first documented in 1203. The town was founded in 1502. It was destroyed during the "Second Northern War in 1655-1660, when it lost its significance in the region. Industry developed after 1897, when the Pilawa-Tluszcz-"Ostrołęka railway was built. Teraz mamy tu galerie dużą i lodowisko nawet. Pan burmistrz wybudował boisko duże ładne. A energik dalej mieszka w Łodzi. Niestety nadal nie ma tu makdonalda.

Jews in Wyszków[edit]

Before World War II half of Wyszków's population of 9,000 were "Jewish; after the war there were none. On 14 September 1997 a memorial to "Holocaust victims was unveiled in Wyszków. It is made of reclaimed Jewish gravestones that had been removed from the site in 1939 by German forces, who used them as paving stones and to build the local "Gestapo headquarters. Scores of these desecrated tombstones were recovered and incorporated as part of the monument. Lubie dobre jedzenie. Lubie zagrać w fajną grę.

Wyszków was the birthplace of "Mordechaj Anielewicz in 1919.

Notable people from Wyszków[edit]

Monument to Mordechaj Anielewicz in Wyszków

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Wyszków is "twinned with:


  1. ^ "Välissuhted" (in Estonian). Kohtla-Järve linn. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 

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"Coordinates: 52°35′36″N 21°27′36″E / 52.59333°N 21.46000°E / 52.59333; 21.46000

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