|KOWALEWO POMORSKIE: Kujawko-Pomorskie|
53°09' N 18°54' E, 107.6 miles NW of Warszawa. Map. Kowalewo Pomorskie is a town in central Poland in the Kujawko-Pomorskie województwo and seat of the Pomeranian Miejsko-Wiejskiej gmina with a 2004 population of 4,130. The gmina also contains Gmina Kowalewo Pomorskie contains the villages and settlements of Bielsk, Borek, Borówno, Chełmonie, Chełmoniec, Dylewo, Elzanowo, Frydrychowo, Gapa, Józefat, Kiełpiny, Lipienica, Mariany, Martyniec, Mlewiec, Mlewo, Napole, Nowy Dwór, Otruda, Piątkowo, Pluskowęsy, Pruska Łąka, Sierakowo, Srebrniki, Srebrniki-Lądy, Szewa, Szychowo, Wielka Łąka, Wielkie Rychnowo and Zapluskowęsy. From 1975-1998 the city belonged to the Torun województwo. Kowalewo, arranged in a rectangular shape, means place of the smith. Jews first arrived in the town in 1820 with cemetery established about ten years later. In 1882 a synagogue was built. During WWII, the cemetery was destroyed; no gravestones remain. The 0.09 ha area is partially built over. [June 2009]
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Alternate German name: Schonsee. The town is in Torunskie province at 53°09 18°54, 25 km from Torun. Cemetery: at ul. Stycznia 23. Present population is 1,000-5,000 with fewer than 10 Jews.
Mgr. Manena Stocke, 87-100 Turun, ul. Lyskowskiego 37E m. 185 completed survey October 25, 1991. Documentation: Dolarmuitacje PP PK2, Torun. She visited on December 23, 1991 and interviewed the Municipality staff in Kowalewo.
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