Niepołomice ([ɲɛpɔwɔˈmʲit͡sɛ]; German: Niepolomitz / Heidenau) is a town in southern Poland, situated in the Lesser Poland Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Kraków Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is situated on the Vistula River, and belongs to Kraków on the verge of a large virgin forest (Polish: Puszcza Niepołomnicka - Niepołomice Forest). There is a 14th-century gothic hunting castle in town built by Casimir III, as well as a conservation center for European bison (Polish: Żubry) nearby.

Niepołomice
Inner courtyard of the Niepołomice Castle built by Casimir III the Great
Inner courtyard of the Niepołomice Castle built by Casimir III the Great
Coat of arms of Niepołomice
Coat of arms
Niepołomice is located in Poland
Niepołomice
Niepołomice
Coordinates: 50°2′2″N 20°13′2″E / 50.03389°N 20.21722°E / 50.03389; 20.21722
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
CountyWieliczka
GminaNiepołomice
Government
 • MayorRoman Ptak
Area
 • Total27.1 km2 (10.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total14,700
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
32-005
Car platesKWI
Websitehttp://www.niepolomice.com

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