City Hall


Coat of arms
Coordinates: 52°5′N 16°39′E / 52.083°N 16.650°E / 52.083; 16.650
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Kościan County
Gmina Kościan (urban gmina)
Established 12th century
Town rights 13th century
  Mayor Michał Jurga
  Total 8.75 km2 (3.38 sq mi)
Highest elevation 85 m (279 ft)
Lowest elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2014)
  Total 23,952
  Density 2,700/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 64-000
Area code(s) +48 65
Car plates PKS
Website http://www.koscian.pl

Kościan [ˈkɔɕt͡ɕan] (German: Kosten) is a town on the Obra canal in west-central Poland, with a population of 23 952 inhabitants as of June 2014.[1] Situated in the Greater Poland Voivodeship (since 1999), previously in Leszno Voivodeship (1975–1998), it is the capital of Kościan County. Polish nobleman Ignacy Wyssogota Zakrzewski was born nearby.

Notable people from Kościan

International relations

Twin towns – Sister cities

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Coordinates: 52°05′N 16°39′E / 52.083°N 16.650°E / 52.083; 16.650

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