Bocień

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Bocień
Village
Bocień is located in Poland
Bocień
Bocień
Coordinates: 53°14′45″N 18°44′34″E / 53.24583°N 18.74278°E / 53.24583; 18.74278
Country Poland
VoivodeshipKuyavian-Pomeranian
CountyToruń County
GminaGmina Chełmża

Bocień [ˈbɔt͡ɕeɲ] (German: Bottschin) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Chełmża, within Toruń County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-central Poland.[1] It lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) north-east of Chełmża and 26 km (16 mi) north of Toruń.

Bocień was the location of the German concentration camp Bottschin, a subcamp of the Stutthof concentration camp.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.


Coordinates: 53°14′45″N 18°44′34″E / 53.24583°N 18.74278°E / 53.24583; 18.74278