Tuczno

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Tuczno
Coat of arms of Tuczno
Coat of arms
Tuczno is located in Poland
Tuczno
Tuczno
Coordinates: 53°11′N 16°8′E / 53.183°N 16.133°E / 53.183; 16.133
Country  Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Wałcz
Gmina Tuczno
Area
 • Total 9.28 km2 (3.58 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,965
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Postal code 78-640
Website http://www.tuczno.pl

Tuczno [ˈtut͡ʂnɔ] (German: Tütz, earlier Tietz) is a town and former pre-diocesan Catholic see in Wałcz County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship in northwestern Poland, with 2,014 inhabitants (2004).

Before 1772 the area was part of Kingdom of Poland, 1772-1945 Prussia and Germany. For more on its history, see Wałcz County.

It is the home of the restored Tuczno Castle, which is a popular place for conferences.

In Tuczno there is the first street in Poland named Michael Jackson Street (1-2.08.2009).[1]

History[edit]

The first written evidence of Tuczno dates from year 1306. In 1338, Tuczno Castle was erected.[2][3]

Before 1945, the area was part of Farther Pomerania (Hinternpommern), east of the Elbe, in northeast Germany.[4]

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Ecclesiastical History[edit]

Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

In 1923.05.01 was established the permanent Apostolic Administration of Tütz (German; Tuczno in Polish) on canonical territories split off from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Gniezno and Diocese of Chełmno, but when the Apostolic Administration (exempt) was promoted on 1930.08.13, it was also renamed after its new see, as Territorial Prelature of Schneidemühl (German; in 1945 renamed in Polish Piła).[5]

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Coordinates: 53°11′N 16°09′E / 53.183°N 16.150°E / 53.183; 16.150