Recz

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Recz
Church of Jesus, the King
Church of Jesus, the King
Flag of Recz
Flag
Coat of arms of Recz
Coat of arms
Recz is located in Poland
Recz
Recz
Coordinates: 53°15′44″N 15°32′50″E / 53.26222°N 15.54722°E / 53.26222; 15.54722
Country  Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Choszczno
Gmina Recz
Area
 • Total 12.39 km2 (4.78 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 2,995
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Postal code 73-210
Website http://www.recz.pl/

Recz [rɛt͡ʂ] (German: Reetz) is a town in Choszczno County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, with a population of 3,001 as of 2004.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany. After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration and ethnically cleansed according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced with Poles.

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Coordinates: 53°15′N 15°33′E / 53.250°N 15.550°E / 53.250; 15.550