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51 09' N 21°46' E, 82.7 miles SSE of Warszawa. Gmina Solec nad Wisłą is a rural administrative district in Lipsko powiat, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland with its seat as the village of Solec nad Wisłą, 8 km (5 mi) E of Lipsko and 132 km (82 mi) SE of Warsaw. The gmina 2006 total population was 5,633. Gmina Solec nad Wisłą contains the villages and settlements of Boiska, Boiska-Kolonia, Dziurków, Glina, Kalinówek, Kłudzie, Kolonia Nadwiślańska, Las Gliniański, Marianów, Pawłowice, Przedmieście Bliższe, Przedmieście Dalsze, Raj, Sadkowice, Słuszczyn, Solec nad Wisłą, Wola Pawłowska, Zemborzyn Drugi, Zemborzyn Pierwszy and Zemborzyn-Kolonia. Until 2005 it also included Kępa Gostecka and Kępa Solecka, which are now in Gmina Łaziska in Lublin Voivodeship. [July 2009]

US Commission No. POCE000061

Solec Nad Wisłą is located in the Radom region at 51º10 21º45', 155 km from Warsaw and 10 km from Lipsko. The cemetery is on Lesna St. Present population is 5,000-25,000 with no Jews.

Town: Wojt Gminy, 27-320 Solec Nad Wista, 2 Pynek St., tel. 205. Regional: region Konserwator Zabytkow, 5a Moniuszki St., 26-600 Radom, tel. 2-13-16.
The earliest known Jewish community was about 1889. 1921 Jewish population was 735. The unlandmarked cemetery was established in 1889 with last burial in 1942. The isolated suburban flat land has no sign, wall, fence, or gate. Reached by crossing public property, access is open to all. The present size is .4 hectare. No gravestones are visible. However, survey also says that the oldest known sandstone flat gravestone with carved relief decoration and Hebrew is from the 20th century. No known mass graves. The municipality owns property. Adjacent properties are agricultural. Rarely, private visitors stop. No structures. The cemetery was vandalized during WWII. Security is a slight threat. Weather erosion, vegetation and vandalism are moderate threats.

Dr. Adam Penkalla, deceased, completed survey on 08/17/91 after a visit on 07/02/91.

Last Updated on Friday, 10 July 2009 15:06
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