Gogolin

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Gogolin
Skyline of Gogolin
Flag of Gogolin
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Coat of arms of Gogolin
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Gogolin is located in Poland
Gogolin
Gogolin
Coordinates: 50°29′17″N 18°1′26″E / 50.48806°N 18.02389°E / 50.48806; 18.02389
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Krapkowice
Gmina Gogolin
Area
 • Total 20.35 km2 (7.86 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 6,077
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Postal code 47-320
Website http://gogolin.pl

Gogolin [ɡɔˈɡɔlʲin] is a town in Poland, in Opole Voivodeship, in Krapkowice County. It has 6,116 inhabitants (2004).

From 1742 to 1945 the town was part of Germany. A large German minority in still remains in Gogolin. The town is also known as Gogolin in German; it is one of the few places in Poland formerly under German rule whose name has never been Germanized.

Geology and palaeontology[edit]

Gogolin gives its name to the Gogolin Formation whose strata were first exposed here.

Population[edit]

Population from 1782-2005.[1]

Year Population
1783 312
1830 515
1844 790
1855 1.362
1861 1.533
1885 2.789
1900 3.218
Year Population
1910 3.280
1933 4.132
1939 5.073
1980 6.000
1995 6.635
2000 6.383
2005 6.045

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population figures: 1784: [1] – 1830: [2] – 1844: [3] – 1855, 1861: [4] – 1885: [5] - 1900: [6] - 1910: [7] – 1933, 1939: [8] – 1995, 2000, 2005: [9]

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Coordinates: 50°30′N 18°01′E / 50.500°N 18.017°E / 50.500; 18.017