Żerków

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Żerków
Coat of arms of Żerków
Coat of arms
Żerków is located in Poland
Żerków
Żerków
Coordinates: 52°4′N 17°34′E / 52.067°N 17.567°E / 52.067; 17.567
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Jarocin
Gmina Żerków
Area
 • Total 2.03 km2 (0.78 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,058
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Postal code 63-210
Website http://www.zerkow.pl
St. Stanislaus Bishop (Żerków's Catholic Church and cemetery)

Żerków ([ˈʐɛrkuf]; German: Zerkow, 1943–1945 Bergstadt (Kr. Jarotschin)) is a town in Jarocin County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland, with 2,076 inhabitants (2004). Zerkow was used by the Germans during WWII as a resort spot for soldiers during the war, which is located 53 kilometers east of the Polish Industrial City of Poznań, Poland.

In 1962 a telecommunication tower of reinforced concrete similar to that at Piatkowo was built.

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Coordinates: 52°04′00″N 17°34′00″E / 52.06667°N 17.56667°E / 52.06667; 17.56667