Dąbie, Greater Poland Voivodeship

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Dąbie
Town hall
Town hall
Coat of arms of Dąbie
Coat of arms
Dąbie is located in Poland
Dąbie
Dąbie
Coordinates: 52°5′19″N 18°49′32″E / 52.08861°N 18.82556°E / 52.08861; 18.82556
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Koło
Gmina Dąbie
Area
 • Total 8.86 km2 (3.42 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,087
 • Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Postal code 62-660
Website http://dabie.nowoczesnagmina.pl/

Dąbie [ˈdɔmbʲɛ] is a town on the Ner River in central Poland with 2200 inhabitants, situated in Koło County in Greater Poland Voivodeship.

The town was first mentioned in 1232. Municipal status was granted in 1423.

Before World War II, about 1,000 Jews lived in Dąbie.[1] Most of them were gassed in specially adapted vans on December 15 at the Chelmno extermination camp.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alan Heath Synagogue at Dąbie
  2. ^ 'The Holocaust', Martin Gilbert, (1986), p.241.

Coordinates: 52°05′N 18°49′E / 52.083°N 18.817°E / 52.083; 18.817