For other places with the same name, see Luboń.

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Coordinates: 52°20′N 16°53′E / 52.333°N 16.883°E / 52.333; 16.883
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Poznań
Gmina Luboń (urban gmina)
Established 14th century
Town rights 1954
  Mayor Dariusz Antoni Szmyt
  Total 13.52 km2 (5.22 sq mi)
Highest elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Lowest elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2010)
  Total 29,301
  Density 2,200/km2 (5,600/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 62-030
Area code(s) +48 61
Car plates POZ, PZ
Climate Cfb

Luboń [ˈlubɔɲ] (German: Luban) is a town situated on the Warta River, in the Poznań metro area, in the Greater Poland Voivodeship (since 1999). It was previously in the Poznań Voivodeship (1975-1998). It has 29,301 inhabitants (2010).

The neighbourhood of Żabikowo (former German Zabikowo, called Poggenburg by the Nazis) in the north-west of Luboń was the site of a Nazi prison camp in 1943–1945, which replaced the Fort VII camp in western Poznań. There is now a museum there, and a monument entitled Nigdy wojny ("Never War") by Józef Gosławski. Żabikowo became part of Luboń when town rights were conferred in 1954.

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Coordinates: 52°20′00″N 16°53′00″E / 52.33333°N 16.88333°E / 52.33333; 16.88333

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