Pogorzela

Add to Bucket ListAdded!

Quick Summary

Location
51°49'14"N
017°14'04"E
Country
 Poland
Categories
  • Check Me Please
Rating
Take me there!

Description

Pogorzela [pɔɡɔˈʐɛla] (German: Brandenstein) is a town in Gostyń County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland, with 1,958 inhabitants (as of 2004). Pogorzela is located on the western edge of the Kalisz Upland, at the junction of county roads Krotoszyn-Gostyń and the Koźmin-Krobia.

History

Pogorzela is first mentioned in the early 15th century when the town was owned by Wczelów-Pogorzelskich. In the 16th century the town became a center of Lutheranism, and in the 18th century became a centre of light industries. In 1999 Pogorzela was administratively moved from Krotoszyn County to Gostyń County.

Landmarks

Pogorzela Town Hall Late-Baroque church, built between 1778–1785 Ratusz Memorial in honor of the victims of the Nazi occupation of Poland. Tyszkiewicz Palace, The Château Park, now a City Park, Windmill of 1870. Cemetery Former synagogue gutted during World War II
This dGuide uses material from the Wikipedia,
released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Rating

Overall Rating
Please comment your rating:

Please log in to rate this dGuide!