is a town in central
Poland with 30,383 inhabitants (2004). It is situated in the Łódź Voivodeship
(since 1999); previously, it was in Skierniewice Voivodeship (1975–1998).
Together with a nearby station of Bednary, Łowicz is a major rail junction of
central Poland, where the line from Warsaw splits into two directions - towards
Poznań, and Łódź. Also, the station Łowicz Main is connected through a
secondary-importance line with Skierniewice.
The town has an important ethnographic museum (Muzeum w Łowiczu) exhibiting
Polish art and historical