Borówno, Chełmno County

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Location
53°18'00"N
018°21'00"E
Country
 Poland
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Borówno [bɔˈruvnɔ] (German: Kulmischborau) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Chełmno, within Chełmno County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-central Poland. It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) south-west of Chełmno, 31 km (19 mi) north-east of Bydgoszcz, and 35 km (22 mi) north-west of Toruń. It is located on the right bank of the Vistula river, in the Chełmno Land in the historic region of Pomerania.

History

During the German occupation (World War II), in 1939, farmers from Borówno were murdered by the German Selbstschutz in the massacre of Poles committed in nearby Płutowo as part of the Intelligenzaktion.
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