Buk

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Buk
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Buk
Flag
Coat of arms of Buk
Coat of arms
Buk is located in Poland
Buk
Buk
Coordinates: 52°21′N 16°31′E / 52.350°N 16.517°E / 52.350; 16.517
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Poznań
Gmina Buk
Area
 • Total 2.96 km2 (1.14 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 6,181
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Postal code 64-320
Website www.buk.gmina.pl

Buk [buk] (German: Buchenstadt) is a town in central Poland, situated in the Greater Poland Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Poznań Voivodeship (1975–1998).

The town's name means "Beech" in Polish, and the flag of the town shows a branch of beech, and three beech leaves.

The legend says that near city, under beech tree first ruler of Poland "Mieszko I" died.

Major corporations[edit]

Coordinates: 52°21′N 16°31′E / 52.350°N 16.517°E / 52.350; 16.517