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Kościan

Kościan
City Hall
City Hall
Flag of Kościan
Flag
Coat of arms of Kościan
Coat of arms
Kościan is located in Poland
Kościan
Coordinates:
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Kościan County
Gmina Kościan (urban gmina)
Established 12th century
Town rights 13th century
Government
 • Mayor Michał Jurga
Area
 • Total 8.75 km2 (3.38 sq mi)
Highest elevation 85 m (279 ft)
Lowest elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2014)
 • Total 23,952
 • Density 2,700/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 64-000
Area code(s) +48 65
Car plates PKS
Website http://www.koscian.pl

Kościan (German: Kosten) is a town on the Obra canal in west-central Poland, with a population of 23 952 inhabitants as of June 2014.[1] Situated in the Greater Poland Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Leszno Voivodeship (1975–1998), it is the capital of Kościan County. Polish nobleman Ignacy Wyssogota Zakrzewski was born nearby.

Contents

  • Notable people from Kościan 1
  • International relations 2
    • Twin towns – Sister cities 2.1
  • Old buildings 3
  • External links 4
  • References 5

Notable people from Kościan

International relations

Twin towns – Sister cities

Kościan is twinned with:

Old buildings

External links

  • Official town website

References

  1. ^ Główny Urząd Statystyczny: Ludność. Stan i struktura w przekroju terytorialnym (2009)



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