Stoczek Łukowski

Stoczek Łukowski is a town in eastern Poland with 2,728 inhabitants as of 2005 Situated in Łuków County the Lublin Voivodeship
The town is located upon the Świder River

The area of Stoczek is 9,13 km²

Stoczek Lukowski belongs to the historic province of Mazovia, in which it was part of the Land of Czersk In the 15th century, it was property of Bishops of Poznań, and was named Wola Poznanska In the 16th century documents, it was also called Sebastianowo, probably after Bishop of Poznań Sebastian Branicki Current name came into use in the 17th century

Stoczek Lukowski was first mentioned in the 13th century On April 4, 1546, it was granted town charter by King Zygmunt Stary Since 1815, the town belonged to Russian-controlled Congress Poland, here the Battle of Stoczek took place on February 14, 1831 On January 18, 1849, Aleksander Swietochowski was born in Stoczek Another famous person born here is Bishop Adolf Piotr Szelazek

Stoczek was one of main centers of the January Uprising, for which in 1867 it was stripped of town charter, and remained a village until 1916

External links

  • Official town website

Coordinates: 51°57′30″N 21°58′0″E / 5195833°N 2196667°E / 5195833; 2196667

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