Kowal (town)

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Coordinates: 52°31′57″N19°8′42″E / 52.53250°N 19.14500°E / 52.53250; 19.14500 Coordinates: 52°31′57″N19°8′42″E / 52.53250°N 19.14500°E / 52.53250; 19.14500
CountryFlag of Poland.svg  Poland
Voivodeship Kuyavian-Pomeranian
County Włocławek
Gmina Kowal (urban gmina)
Area
  Total4.68 km2 (1.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
  Total3,484
  Density740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Postal code
87-820
Website http://www.kowal.eu/

Kowal [ˈkɔval] is a town in Włocławek County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, with 3,478 inhabitants (2004). [1]

The town is located on Poland's most important north-south highway, National Road 1 (DK1). The town bypass for this road was opened in December, 2007, allowing heavy traffic to avoid the town center. The A1 motorway passes just to the northeast of the town.

Its local association football team is Kujawiak Kowal.

Notable people

The town is the birthplace of Casimir III, King of Poland, and martyred Roman Catholic priest Dominik Jędrzejewski.

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References

  1. "Kowal – a charming town in the heart of Poland | Link to Poland". linktopoland.com. Retrieved 2020-09-28.