ROYAL FREE TOWN OF S A N O K
Sanok is a town in south-eastern Poland with 40 000 inhabitants. Sanok is situated in the Subcarpathian Voivodship (since 1999) and in Ruthenian Voivodeship (1340 – 1772), which was part of the Little Poland Province.
This historic city is situated on the San River at the foot of Castle Hill in Little Poland (Małopolska) region. It lies in a wooded, hilly area near the national road number 28, which goes along southern Poland, from Przemyśl to Wadowice (340 km. away). It is located in the heartland of the Pogórze Bukowskie part of Doły (Pits) Jasielsko-Sanockie, and its average altitude is 300 metres above sea level, although there are some hills located within the confines of the city.