Korczyna, Podkarpackie Voivodeship

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Location
49°43'19"N
021°49'04"E
Country
 Poland
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Korczyna [kɔrˈt͡ʂɨna] is a village in Krosno County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Korczyna. It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) north-east of Krosno and 38 km (24 mi) south of the regional capital Rzeszów.The village has a population of 6,000.

Jewish History in Korczyna

Korczyna had a vibrant Jewish community before the Holocaust. Though the Jewish Study Centre and synagogue are no longer present, the Korczyna Jewish Cemetery is still present in the outskirts of Korczyna.

People

Wojciech Smarzowski, Polish film director
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