Kowal (town)

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Saint Ursula Church in Kowal
Saint Ursula Church in Kowal
Flag of Kowal
Coat of arms of Kowal
Coat of arms
Kowal is located in Poland
Coordinates: 52°31′57″N 19°8′42″E / 52.53250°N 19.14500°E / 52.53250; 19.14500
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
County Włocławek
Gmina Kowal (urban gmina)
 • Total 4.68 km2 (1.81 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 3,484
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Postal code 87-820
Website http://www.kowal.eu/

Kowal [ˈkɔval] is a town in Włocławek County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, with 3,478 inhabitants (2004).

The town is the birthplace of Casimir III, King of Poland (born in 1310).

The town is located on Poland's most important north-south highway, National Road 1 (DK1). The town bypass for this road was opened in December, 2007, allowing heavy traffic to avoid the town center. The A1 motorway passes just to the north-east of the town

Coordinates: 52°32′N 19°10′E / 52.533°N 19.167°E / 52.533; 19.167