Jaraczewo, Jarocin County

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Jaraczewo
Town
Manor in Jaraczewo
Manor in Jaraczewo
Jaraczewo is located in Poland
Jaraczewo
Jaraczewo
Coordinates: 51°58′5″N 17°17′48″E / 51.96806°N 17.29667°E / 51.96806; 17.29667Coordinates: 51°58′5″N 17°17′48″E / 51.96806°N 17.29667°E / 51.96806; 17.29667
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Jarocin
Gmina Jaraczewo
Population 1,392

Jaraczewo [jaraˈt͡ʂɛvɔ] (German: Jaratschewo, 1939-45: Obragrund) is a town in Jarocin County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in west-central Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Jaraczewo.[1] It lies approximately 14 kilometres (9 mi) west of Jarocin and 55 km (34 mi) south-east of the regional capital Poznań.

The town has a population of 1,392.

On February 9, 1945 American B-17G crashed near the town trying to make its way to Soviet controlled territory, after in air collision during bombing mission in Germany. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ http://www.americanairmuseum.com/place/127247
Monument at the place of airplane crash (February 9, 1945).