Rogoźno

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Rogoźno
Saint Vitus Church
Saint Vitus Church
Flag of Rogoźno
Flag
Coat of arms of Rogoźno
Coat of arms
Rogoźno is located in Poland
Rogoźno
Rogoźno
Coordinates: 52°44′57″N 16°59′59″E / 52.74917°N 16.99972°E / 52.74917; 16.99972
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Oborniki
Gmina Rogoźno
Area
 • Total 11.24 km2 (4.34 sq mi)
Elevation 63 m (207 ft)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,337
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Postal code 64-610
Website http://www.rogozno.pl/

Rogoźno [rɔˈɡɔʑnɔ] (German: Rogasen) is a town in Poland, in Greater Poland Voivodeship, about 40 km north of Poznań. Its population is 11,337 (2010). It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Rogoźno.

King Przemysł II of Poland was murdered in or near Rogoźno in 1296. According to one tradition he was kidnapped while staying at the town, but was so badly wounded in the process that he was unable to continue the journey, and was killed by his captors at Sierniki a few miles to the east.

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Coordinates: 52°44′57″N 16°59′59″E / 52.74917°N 16.99972°E / 52.74917; 16.99972