Luboń

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Luboń
St. Barbara's church
St. Barbara's church
Flag of Luboń
Flag
Coat of arms of Luboń
Coat of arms
Luboń is located in Poland
Luboń
Luboń
Coordinates: 52°20′N 16°53′E / 52.333°N 16.883°E / 52.333; 16.883
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Poznań
Gmina Luboń (urban gmina)
Established 14th century
Town rights 1954
Government
 • Mayor Dariusz Antoni Szmyt
Area
 • Total 13.52 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Highest elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Lowest elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 29,301
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 62-030
Area code(s) +48 61
Car plates POZ, PZ
Website www.lubon.pl

Luboń [ˈlubɔɲ] (German: Luban) is a town situated on the Warta River, in the Poznań metro area, in the Greater Poland Voivodeship (since 1999). It was previously in the Poznań Voivodeship (1975-1998). It has 29,301 inhabitants (2010).

The neighbourhood of Żabikowo (former German Zabikowo, called Poggenburg by the Nazis) in the north-west of Luboń was the site of a Nazi prison camp in 1943–1945, which replaced the Fort VII camp in western Poznań. There is now a museum there, and a monument entitled Nigdy wojny ("Never War") by Józef Gosławski. Żabikowo became part of Luboń when town rights were conferred in 1954.

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Coordinates: 52°20′00″N 16°53′00″E / 52.33333°N 16.88333°E / 52.33333; 16.88333