Dębno

Dębno [ˈdɛmbnɔ] (German: Neudamm) is a town in Myślibórz County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland. It has a population of 13,863 (2004). The Dębno oil field is near to the town.

Dębno
Dębno
Dębno
Coordinates: 52°44′N 14°42′E
Country Poland
VoivodeshipWest Pomeranian
CountyMyślibórz
GminaDębno
Area
  Total19.5 km2 (7.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
  Total13,903
  Density710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal code
74-400
Websitehttp://www.debno.pl/

The area was populated by Slavic peoples since the 6th century and invaded by Saxons immediately after the invasion and annexion of the Catholic Duchy of Kopnik. The castle of Dębno belonged to the House of Odrowąż.

Dębno is known for hosting the oldest marathon in Poland (since 1969), one of the five marathons included in the Crown of Polish Marathons, along with marathons in Kraków, Poznań, Warsaw and Wrocław.[1]

Notable residents

International relations

Dębno is twinned with:

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