Zielonka

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Location
52°18'02"N
021°09'30"E
Country
 Poland
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Zielonka [ʑeˈlɔnka] is a town in Wołomin County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland, with 17,398 inhabitants (2013). It is located about 13 km to the north-east of the centre of Warsaw. Zielonka borders Warsaw and several other towns of the Warsaw metropolitan area: Ząbki and Marki in the west, Kobyłka in the north, and Sulejówek in the south. It was granted town rights in 1960. In August 1920, the Battle of Ossów was fought nearby, as part of the Battle of Warsaw in which the Poles were victorious and repulsed the Soviet invasion. Within the town limits, near the village of Ossów, there is a cemetery of the fallen Polish soldiers with a chapel of Our Lady of Victory.

Public structures

4 primary schools a high school 2 Roman Catholic churches a sports centre 4 banks a large proving ground which occupies about 2/3 of the municipality area

Transport

There are two railway stations in the town (Zielonka and Zielonka Bankowa).

Nature

Długa River 4 clay pits 2 nature reserves 86 trees registered as natural monuments
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