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Rogoźno [rɔˈɡɔʑnɔ] (German: Rogasen) is a town in Poland, in Greater Poland Voivodeship, about 40 km north of Poznań. Its population is 11,337 (2010). It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Rogoźno.

Rogoźno
Saint Vitus Church
Saint Vitus Church
Flag of Rogoźno
Flag
Coat of arms of Rogoźno
Coat of arms
Rogoźno is located in Poland
Rogoźno
Rogoźno
Coordinates: 52°44′57″N 16°59′59″E / 52.74917°N 16.99972°E / 52.74917; 16.99972
Country Poland
VoivodeshipGreater Poland
CountyOborniki
GminaRogoźno
Area
 • Total11.24 km2 (4.34 sq mi)
Elevation
63 m (207 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total11,337
 • Density1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Postal code
64-610
Websitehttp://www.rogozno.pl/

King Przemysł II of Poland was murdered in or near Rogoźno in 1296. According to one tradition he was kidnapped while staying at the town, but was so badly wounded in the process that he was unable to continue the journey, and was killed by his captors at Sierniki a few miles to the east.

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