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Chojnice is a town in northern Poland with 40,600 inhabitants (2000), near famous Tuchola Forests, Lake Charzykowskie and many other water reservoirs. There are four internet coffee houses. The Tuchola Forest (Polish Bory Tucholskie) is a large heath area in the proximity of the town of Tuchola in Poland, between the Brda and Gwda rivers. ...

Situated in the Pomeranian Voivodship (since 1999 and before 1975), previously in Bydgoszcz Voivodship (1975-1998), capital of the Chojnice County. The Pomeranian Voivodship (in Polish województwo pomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodship in northern Poland within the historic region of Eastern Pomerania. ... Bydgoszcz Voivodship (2) was a unit of administrative division and local government in Poland in the years 1975–1998, superseded by Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodship. ...

In the German language, it has traditionally been known as Conitz or Konitz. This name may be falling into disuse over time, though it can still be found in current use in Germany in some cases. German (called Deutsch in German; in German the term germanisch is equivalent to English Germanic), is a member of the western group of Germanic languages and is one of the worlds major languages. ... This article deals with the German language names of towns and cities in Central Europe. ...



Technical University in Koszalin is the university located in Koszalin and other cities, i. ...


1901 10,700 inhabitants
1921 10,400 inhabitants
1933 14,300 inhabitants
1948 12,400 inhabitants
1960 19,600 inhabitants
1970 23,500 inhabitants
1980 32,000 inhabitants
1990 37,700 inhabitants
2000 40,600 inhabitants


Battle of Chojnice - 18 September 1454 The Battle of Chojnice (Battle of Conitz) occurred on September 18, 1454 by the town of Poland and the Teutonic Knights during the Thirteen Years War, it was won by the latter. ... September 18 is the 261st day of the year (262nd in leap years). ... Events February 4 - In the Thirteen Years War, the Secret Council of the Prussian Confederacy sends a formal act of disobedience to the Grand Master. ...

Part of Eastern Pomerania, later Prussian Province of West Prussia. The center of the Kashub movement. Pomerania (Polish: Pomorze, German: Pommern and Pommerellen, Lithuanian Pamarė, Pomeranian (Kashubian): Pòmòrze and Pòmòrskô, Latin: Pomerania, Pomorania) is a geographical and historical region in northern Poland and Germany on the south coasts of the Baltic Sea between and on both sides of the Vistula and Oder (Odra) rivers, reaching the... West Prussia was a province (1772–1824 and 1878–1918) of the Kingdom of Prussia. ... Kashubians (also Kassubians, or Cassubians, in Kashubian: Kaszëbi) are a Slavic ethnic group living in modern-day northwestern Poland. ...

External links

  • Chojnice city website (http://www.chojnice.pl)
  • www.miastochojnice.pl
  • Officers, addresses, phone numbers (http://bip.miastochojnice.pl/)
  • Chamber of Commerce/Tourism (http://promocja.chojnice.pl/)

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PolishRoots - Geography & Maps (2533 words)
Chojnice is one of the oldest towns of the East Pomerania dating from XII or XI century.
Jesuits came to Chojnice in 1620 founded by two Dorengowski brothers; the first, Jan who was the head of the church court of Kamieńsk and the rector of the Chojnice parish, and the other who was the judge of Tczew who after his death was buried near the Chojnice parish church (fara).
The Augustinians monastery was established in Chojnice in 1265, during the reign of Pomerania Princes.
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