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    Zakopane, situated in southern part of Poland close to Slovakian border, is recognised as a capital of Polish Tarta Mountains, being the most popular place in the region. The population is only about 30 thousand, but every year around 2-3 million tourists visits the town.

    Central part of the town is located at 850 m above sea level. To the north rises Gubałówka band, and to the south Giewont - the most well known Polish mountain. Zakopane is an attractive and conveniently located tourist base for hikers and walkers, as well as winter sports. It has a privately own local transport - minibuses, providing good connections for all trail locations.

    Zakopane is a very important cultural center with lots of museums and art galleries. Few well know people are related to Zakopane - Henryk Sienkiewicz, Stefan Żeromski, Kazimierz Przerwa-Tetmajer, Mieczysław Karłowicz, Karol Szymanowski and Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz.
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    • Nowy Targ
      Nowy Targ is the historic, administrative and economic center of Podhale region. It was founded by Polish King Casimir The Great in 1346. From several centuries every Thursday in this town famous fairs have taken place, where you can purchase nearly everything, from clothing, rugs, to food, and animals. The coat-of-arms of the town imagines the figure of St.Catherina, who is the patroness of one of the local church.

      Nowy Targ numbers about 33,000 citizens. The town is happily situated in the confluence of the rivers Bialy and Czarny Dunajec, beneath the Gorce Mts. There is little airport nearby. In Nowy Targ acts also Sport Club "Podhale", with the famous hockey team named "Szarotki" ("Edelweisses"), which is the Master of Polish Hockey League from years. The town is also famous of its ice cream (Lody Nowotarskie).
      Nowy Targ, Poland
    • Poprad
      Poprad, the third largest town of the eastern Slovakia (and the tenth Slovak largest town) is approximately situated on the 49° north latitude and the 20° east longitude. The Poprad Town is located in the broad steady, highly situated valley on both sides of the Poprad River. In the northern part of the town, the massif of the High and Belianské Tatras is spread, in the eastern part, it is the Levoča mountain chain, in the south, there is a low highland of the Kozie chrbty, and in the west, there are heights of the Štrbské dividing ridge. The High Tatras massif heightens the valley approximately at 2,000m.

      In the town surroundings agricultural lands are located, which transfer into continuous forest complex. In a picturesque clearway of the High Tatras, since 1946, the history of so called Great Poprad, which has penetrated the awareness of both Slovaks and the international community as a gateway to the smallest European alpine mountains.Social, economic, and geographical significance of the town results from its advantageous transport location at the E50 road of the international significance and a main railway route Košice-Bratislava with a connection to the Czech Republic and Ukraine as well as the aerial connection, provided by the international airport Poprad - Tatry (belonging to the airports with the highest location in Europe – 718 m above sea level).
      Poprad, Slovakia

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    Graphic showing average weather in Zakopane in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan -8.2 82.1 17.2 32.3
    Feb -7 79.9 19.4 31.5
    Mar -3.2 77.1 26.2 30.4
    Apr 2.4 78.1 36.3 30.7
    May 7.4 107.6 45.3 42.4
    Jun 10.9 144.8 51.6 57
    Jul 12.4 147.3 54.3 58
    Aug 11.6 123.8 52.9 48.7
    Sep 8.1 79.8 46.6 31.4
    Oct 3.6 73.4 38.5 28.9
    Nov -1.6 80.5 29.1 31.7
    Dec -5.9 83.8 21.4 33

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