A town in the Malopolska province, the seat of the authorities of the district of Auschwitz and the commune of Oswiecim. The river Sola flows through the city, but is also located at its mouth to the Vistula River. The population of Auschwitz is 39,057 and the area is 30 square kilometers.
The most important monuments:
- National Musem – Auschwitz - Birkenau