Tychowo

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Tychowo
Town
Church
Church
Coat of arms of Tychowo
Coat of arms
Tychowo is located in Poland
Tychowo
Tychowo
Coordinates: 53°55′49″N 16°15′39″E / 53.93028°N 16.26083°E / 53.93028; 16.26083
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipWest Pomeranian
CountyBiałogard
GminaTychowo
Population
2,500
Websitehttp://www.tychowo.pl

Tychowo [tɨˈxɔvɔ] (German: Groß Tychow) is a town in Białogard County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Tychowo.[1] It lies approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) south-east of Białogard and 125 km (78 mi) north-east of the regional capital Szczecin.

Stalag Luft IV was located in the town during World War II.

The town has an approximate population of 2,500. It gained town status on 1 January 2010, and was the newest city in Poland as at July 2012.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.

Coordinates: 53°55′49″N 16°15′39″E / 53.93028°N 16.26083°E / 53.93028; 16.26083