Popowo, Gmina Tłuchowo

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Popowo is located in Poland
Coordinates: 52°42′0″N 19°24′27″E / 52.70000°N 19.40750°E / 52.70000; 19.40750
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
County Lipno
Gmina Tłuchowo

Popowo [pɔˈpɔvɔ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Tłuchowo, within Lipno County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-central Poland.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) south-west of Tłuchowo, 24 km (15 mi) south-east of Lipno, and 65 km (40 mi) south-east of Toruń.

Lech Wałęsa, former president of Poland, was born here.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ Śmigielski, Marcin (2013-12-15). "Lech Wałęsa wrócił do domu. "Kocham tę ziemię"" (in Polish). Agora SA. Retrieved 2015-09-05. 
  3. ^ Walesa, Lech (1992). Rybicki, Arkadiusz, ed. The struggle and the triumph : an autobiography (first ed.). New York: Arcade Publishing. p. 297. ISBN 1559701498. Every Sunday we walked four miles to church, and along the way we prayed before all those statues of the Virgin spread out along the road from Popowo to Chalin. 

Coordinates: 52°42′0″N 19°24′27″E / 52.70000°N 19.40750°E / 52.70000; 19.40750