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Coat of arms of Łabiszyn
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Łabiszyn is located in Poland
Coordinates: 52°57′11″N 17°54′52″E / 52.95306°N 17.91444°E / 52.95306; 17.91444
Country Poland
 • Total2.89 km2 (1.12 sq mi)
 • Total4,473
 • Density1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
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Łabiszyn [waˈbʲiʂɨn] (German: Labischin, 1940-45: Lüderitz) is a small town in Żnin County, in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland, with 4,403 inhabitants (2004). It is located on the Noteć river near Żnin.


Łabiszyn - situated is over Notecią, on the border Kujaw and Pałuk. In early Middle Ages existed here the castle mentioned into 1247 years as the knightly property. Into XIV the age Łabiszyn was in possession of Prawdziwc. Thanks to their efforts it received municipal rights {laws} into 1369 the year. Seven years later Andrew with Łabiszyna of the coat of arms Prawdziwc, the voivode Brzesko – kujawski, built the lock {the castle} on the island in the bifurcation Noteci. The name Łabiszyn originates probably from the prince Łabiszy. Into 1407 the year the city possessed the already own lacquer seal with the representative coat of arms the upraised right hand with the inscription „Łabiszyn”. Into 1410 the year the king Ladislaus Jagiełło crossed the city, to go with Inowrocławia to Szubina after the victorious battle under Koronowem. Here dwelt on the night's lodging from the day 2 on 3 November. According to the tradition Jagiełło planted on the Hill Łabiszyńskim two oaks, from which one remained {behaved} to today. The circuit {the district} of the oak carries out {amounts} 5 metres and 35 centimetres. Into 1594 the year the heir Łabiszyna Stanislaus Latalski built in town wooden Protestant community for confessors of Calvinism which into 1627 year exchanged became on the Catholic church under the invocation St. of Thomas. Into 1660 the year one transferred to him the order of reformers. The church many times destroyed fires. In years 1655 and 1657 the occupied {the busy} city was by {through} Swedes and desolate. Into 1678 the year the castellan Paul Gembicki confirmed municipal rights {laws} for Łabiszyna. Into XVII and XVIII the age the city destroyed fires. Into 1772 the year Francis Boguslav Skórzewski, after inheriting of the most of goods and to the repurchase of several villages, placed {put up} on the fore-edge Noteci the new city, to settle in him clothiers, largely Protestants. During the Napoleonic campaign of the army of the general of Henry Dąbrowskiego liberated Łabiszyn. Into the depot {the composition} of the trunk {the corps} entered also generals Madaliński, Leipzigs and Rymkiewicz which beat the Prussian infantry under the command of the colonel Szekely. Townies played {performed} the also serious part in the rising {the beginning} of Great Poland. Insurgents of Łabiszyn in 1919 the year secured by force in long and bloody fights the final and decisive victory. In the interwar- period {term} the city and the commune Łabiszyn assorted provinces poznańskiego and then Pomeranian. In years of the Nazi occupation 1939–1945 many inhabitants it became {remained} murdered in concentration camps and prisoner-of-war, many fell on fronts.

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Coordinates: 52°57′N 17°56′E / 52.950°N 17.933°E / 52.950; 17.933