Koronowo

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Koronowo
Town square
Town square
Flag of Koronowo
Flag
Coat of arms of Koronowo
Coat of arms
Koronowo is located in Poland
Koronowo
Koronowo
Coordinates: 53°19′0″N 17°56′0″E / 53.31667°N 17.93333°E / 53.31667; 17.93333
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
County Bydgoszcz
Gmina Koronowo
Established 7th century
Town rights 1370
Government
 • Mayor Stanisław Gliszczyński
Area
 • Total 28.18 km2 (10.88 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,029
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 86-010
Car plates CBY
Website http://www.koronowo.pl/

Koronowo [kɔrɔˈnɔvɔ] (German: About this sound 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

The town of Koronowo has an area of 2,818 ha and is 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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Coordinates: 53°19′N 17°57′E / 53.317°N 17.950°E / 53.317; 17.950