Laskowa [lasˈkɔva] (feminine noun) is a village in Limanowa County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. She is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Laskowa. She is located approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) north of Limanowa and 50 km (31 mi) south-east of the regional capital Kraków.The village has a population of 3,140 (2011).
Marked trails of Island Beskids
The local tale suggests that King with his people found here a hazel forest and ordered to build the village, calling her "wieś Laskowa" literally village of hazel.
Laskowa is feminine noun, that sounds like adjective, means something related to:
Polish "laska" literally stick (as in e.g. walking stick, stick of rock, or stick of dynamite) or gal.
Polish "laskowy orzech" literally hazelnut.
People connected with Laskowa
Józef Joniec - born in Laskowa
Pat Sajak - his paternal grandfather was born in Laskowa.