Czorsztyn

Czorsztyn [ˈt͡ʂɔrʂtɨn] (German: Schorstin) is a village in Poland, in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Nowy Targ County. The village lies in Pieniny, the mountain range on the current Polish-Slovak border. It is famous for the ruins of a 14th-17th-century castle, which was the scene of the Kostka-Napierski Uprising in 1651.

Czorsztyn castle, 1911 oil painting by Michał Gorstkin-Wywiórski at the Lviv National Art Gallery

Czorsztyn
Czorsztyn
Coordinates: 49°26′N 20°19′E
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLesser Poland
CountyNowy Targ County
GminaGmina Czorsztyn
Population
 (2008)
  Total365
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
34-436
Area code(s)+48 18
Car platesKNT