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Encyclopedia > Tuchola County

Tuchola County (Polish: powiat tucholski ) is a powiat (county) in Poland, in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship. The county seat is the town of Tuchola . The population numbers 47,190 (2005). Its area is 1075.27 km². A county (Polish: powiat, pronounced povyat; plural, powiaty) is the Polish third-level unit of administration, equivalent to a county, district or prefecture (NUTS-4 or rather LAU-1) in other countries. ... Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship (in Polish Województwo Kujawsko-Pomorskie) is an administrative region, or voivodeship, in central-northern Poland. ... Tuchola is a town in Pomerania, northern Poland in the center of Tuchola forests. ...

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  • Official Tuchola County webpage

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Tuchola - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (532 words)
Tuchola (German: Tuchel) is a town in the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship in northern Poland.
The Pomeranian town, which had a population of 13,976 as of 2004, is located in the center of Tuchola Forest about 50 km north of Bydgoszcz, and is the capital of Tuchola County.
Lieutenant Colonel I. Matuszewski, the head of the II department of the Polish Joint Staff, informed the military minister of Poland in the letter on February 1, 1922, that 22 thousand of POWs were lost in the camp of Tuchol in all time of its existence.
Tuchola at AllExperts (548 words)
Tuchola (German: Tuchel) is a town (population 13,976 in 2004) in Pomerania, northern Poland in the center of Tuchola forests., about 50 km north of Bydgoszcz(German: Bromberg).
First mentioned in 1287, Tuchola (Tuchel) received its city rights (Kulm Law) in 1346 from Heinrich Dusemer, the Grand Master of the Teutonic Order.
November 5th 1410 after the orders defeat in the Battle of Grunwald (also known as the Battle of Tannenberg), a united Polish-Lithuanian army, conquered the town.
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