Koronowo

Koronowo [kɔrɔˈnɔvɔ] (German: Krone / Crone an der Brahe , archaic Polnisch Krone) is a town on the Brda River in Poland, located in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, 25 km from Bydgoszcz, with 11,029 inhabitants (2010). It is located at N 53°19 - E 17°56

Koronowo
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Koronowo
Coordinates: 53°19′0″N 17°56′0″E
Country Poland
VoivodeshipKuyavian-Pomeranian
CountyBydgoszcz
GminaKoronowo
Established7th century
Town rights1370
Government
  MayorPatryk Stanisław Mikołajewski
Area
  Total28.18 km2 (10.88 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
  Total11,029
  Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
86-010
Car platesCBY
Websitehttp://www.koronowo.pl/

The town of Koronowo has an area of 2,818 ha and this makes it one of the largest towns in Bydgoszcz County. The Koronowo municipality has an area of 41,170 ha and 23,052 inhabitants.

The city's history began with the establishment of an abbey founded by German Cistercians, relocated from Byszewo in 1288. A significant battle took place nearby in 1410 between the Kingdom of Poland and the Teutonic Knights.

One of the neighbouring Gminas to Koronowo is Gmina Dobrcz.

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  • Municipal website (in Polish)
  • Koronowo portal (in Polish)
  • Koronowo - camera on-line (in Polish)
  • Satellite photo from Google Maps
  • Okoń, Emanuel (2016). The Historical Atlas of Polish Towns - Kujavia - Koronowo (PDF) (in multiple languages). volume 2, book 2. Ministry for Science and Higher Education. ISBN 9788323134930.
  • Koronowo Zamek (Prison 1941-1945))


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