Grabowiec, Toruń County

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Grabowiec
Village
Church of Jesus Christ. Built 1922.
Church of Jesus Christ. Built 1922.
Grabowiec is located in Poland
Grabowiec
Grabowiec
Coordinates: 52°57′N 18°43′E / 52.950°N 18.717°E / 52.950; 18.717
Country Poland
VoivodeshipKuyavian-Pomeranian
CountyToruń County
GminaLubicz
Population
570

Grabowiec (German Grabowitz, 1939-1945 Hainbusch) [ɡraˈbɔvjɛt͡s] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Lubicz, within Toruń County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-central Poland.[1] It lies approximately 12 km (7 mi) south-east of Toruń. The village has a population of 570.

In April 2005, one of its streets was named "Ulica Obi-Wana Kenobiego" (Obi-Wan Kenobi Street)[2] after the famous Jedi knight from Star Wars movies.[3]

The Kenobi street

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Council of the Commune Lubicz resolution No. XXVIII/373/04 Archived 2012-03-06 at the Wayback Machine (in Polish)
  3. ^ An interview with Leszek Budkiewicz, who lives on the street, and who (being the Council member himself) managed to convince the Council to name the street after Obi-Wan Kenobi. Archived 2013-07-30 at the Wayback Machine


Coordinates: 52°57′N 18°43′E / 52.950°N 18.717°E / 52.950; 18.717