Railway station


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Coordinates: 51°57′10″N 20°8′30″E / 51.95278°N 20.14167°E / 51.95278; 20.14167
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Łódź
Powiat City county
Gmina Skierniewice
Established before 1217
Town rights 1457
  Mayor Krzysztof Jażdżyk
  Total 35,03 km2 (1,353 sq mi)
Population (30.09.2012)
  Total 48 942
  Density 1,397/km2 (3,620/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 96-100
Area code(s) +48 46
Car plates ES,ESK
Skierniewice rail station (1872)
Skierniewice, Willa Kozlowskich

Skierniewice [skʲɛrɲɛˈvʲit͡sɛ] is a town in central Poland with 49,132 inhabitants (2007), situated in the Łódź Voivodship (since 1999), previously capital of Skierniewice Voivodship (1975–1998). It is the capital of Skierniewice County. The town is situated almost exactly halfway between Łódź and Warsaw.

Skierniewice gained municipal rights in 1457. It has a famous railway station that was once part of the historic Warsaw-Vienna Railway. On September 15, 1884 it was the setting for the meeting of the Three Emperors' League.



Piotrków Trybunalski/Skierniewice constituency

Members of Parliament (Sejm) elected from Piotrkow/Skierniewice constituency in 2005

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