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Rogowo

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Rogowo
Village
Park
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Rogowo
Rogowo
Coordinates: 52°43′35″N 17°39′4″E / 52.72639°N 17.65111°E / 52.72639; 17.65111
Country Poland
VoivodeshipKuyavian-Pomeranian
CountyŻnin
GminaRogowo
Established1311
City rights1380
Population
(approx.)
2,000
Websitehttp://www.rogowo.org

Rogowo [rɔˈɡɔvɔ] is a village (formerly a town) in Żnin County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-central Poland.[1] It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Rogowo. It lies approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) south of Żnin and 50 km (31 mi) south-west of Bydgoszcz. The village has an approximate population of 2,000.

Its history can be traced back to 1311, but it was in 1380 when Rogowo received town rights. These rights were lost on March 23, 1933.

Rogowo is home to the field hockey team Ludowy Klub Sportowy (LKS) Rogowo. Many of its players played in the Polish National team in many international events.

Rogowo is surrounded by many lakes, which offer great attractions mostly to fisherman and campers. The biggest attraction is the newly established Dinosaur Theme Park, Zaurolandia, which opened in April 2007.

Church of Saint Dorothy

Church of Saint Dorothy is a Roman Catholic church situated approximately 700 meters from city center. Building was finished in year 1831, and was consecrated in year 1906. Construction was led by Józef Korytowski. On March 30, 2014 roof and pipe organs of the church got burned in a fire. Nothing inside has been burned, but water used to extinguish the fire, damaged some of church's equipment. As of Today, nobody knows why church caught on fire.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ "Pożar zabytkowego kościoła w Rogowie. Spłonęły dwie wieże". gazetapl (in Polish). Retrieved 2017-04-13.


Coordinates: 52°43′35″N 17°39′4″E / 52.72639°N 17.65111°E / 52.72639; 17.65111

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