Krzywiń [Pol]. 51°57' N 16°49' E, 178.6 miles W of Warszawa. Krzywiń is a small town in the center of Poland in Kościan powiat, Greater Poland Voivodeship at the Obra canal. First documented asCrivin in 1181, the area was a prominent marketplace by 1237 and referred to as a town. The town is the seat of Gmina Krzywiń, an urban-rural administrative district that contains the villages and settlements of Bielewo, Bieżyń, Boża Wola, Cichowo, Czerwona Wieś, Gierłachowo, Jerka, Jurkowo, Jurkowo-Huby, Kopaszewo, Kuszkowo, Łagowo, Lubiń, Łuszkowo, Mościszki, Nowy Dwór, Polesie, Rąbiń, Rąbinek, Rogaczewo Małe, Rogaczewo Wielkie, Stary Dębiec, Świniec, Szurkowo, Teklimyśl, Wieszkowo, Wymysłowo, Zbęchy, Zbęchy-Pole, Żelazno and Zgliniec. Map [June 2009]
Alternate name: Kriewey in German. Krzywin is located in Leszczynskie region at 51°57' 16°49', 30 km from Leszno and 70 km from Poznan. Cemetery location: ul. Ks. Nawrockiego. Present town population is 1,000-5,000 with no Jews.
Jariusz Czwojdrak, ul. Lipowa 22 a/4m 67-400 Wschowa completed survey 13 Nov 1991. He visited 12 Nov 1991. Person interviewed: Staniskawa Zalewska, Krzywin.
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