Rożnowo, Greater Poland Voivodeship

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52°40'51"N
016°52'04"E
Country
 Poland
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Rożnowo [rɔʐˈnɔvɔ] (German: Ruschdorf) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Oborniki, within Oborniki County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in west-central Poland. It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) north-east of Oborniki and 32 km (20 mi) north of the regional capital Poznań. Rożnowo is best known as the birthplace of Włodzimierz Krzyżanowski, a military leader and brigade commander in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was a first cousin to composer Frédéric Chopin. The village has a population of 1,500.
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