Gryfino

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Gryfino
Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
Flag of Gryfino
Flag
Coat of arms of Gryfino
Coat of arms
Gryfino is located in Poland
Gryfino
Gryfino
Coordinates: 53°15′N 14°29′E / 53.250°N 14.483°E / 53.250; 14.483
Country Poland
VoivodeshipWest Pomeranian
CountyGryfino County
GminaGmina Gryfino
Government
 • MayorHenryk Piłat
Area
 • Total9.58 km2 (3.70 sq mi)
Population
(2006)
 • Total21,478
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
74-100
Car platesZGR
Websitewww.gryfino.pl

Gryfino [ɡrɨˈfʲinɔ] (German: Greifenhagen; Kashubian: Gripiewò) is a town in Pomerania, northwestern Poland with 22,500 inhabitants (2004). It is also the capital of Gryfino County in West Pomeranian Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Szczecin Voivodeship (1975–1998).

The town is located on the Odra Wschodnia (Reglitz), the eastern branch of the Oder river, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) south of the Pomeranian capital Szczecin (Stettin). The western branch of the Oder, 2 km (1 mi) away from the town center, has marked the border with Germany since 1945. There is a straight road link between Gryfino and the German town of Mescherin across the two rivers.

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Historical population
YearPop.±%
1875 6,759—    
1890 6,692−1.0%
1925 8,184+22.3%
19399,855+20.4%
19605,300−46.2%
19707,400+39.6%
197510,800+45.9%
198015,300+41.7%
199021,000+37.3%
199522,100+5.2%
200422,500+1.8%
Source: verwaltungsgeschichte.de

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Coordinates: 53°15′N 14°29′E / 53.250°N 14.483°E / 53.250; 14.483