Kunowo (Kobylanka)

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Kunowo (Poland)
Basic data
State : Poland
Voivodeship : West Pomerania
Powiat : Stargardzki
Gmina : Kobylanka
Geographic location : 53 ° 20 '  N , 14 ° 56'  E Coordinates: 53 ° 19 '40 "  N , 14 ° 56' 10"  E
Residents :
Telephone code : (+48) 91
License plate : ZST
Economy and Transport
Next international airport : Szczecin-Goleniów

Kunowo ( German Kunow a./Straße ) is a village in the Kobylanka municipality in the Polish West Pomeranian Voivodeship .

Geographical location

Kunowo is located in Western Pomerania , about seven kilometers west of the city center of Stargard (Stargard in Pomerania) and 27 kilometers east of Stettin ( Szczecin ) on the east bank of Lake Miedwie ( Madüsee, which is on average 4.5 kilometers wide and 22 kilometers from north to south) ). The neighboring town of Skalin ( Schellin ) in the south is two kilometers away, Grzędzice ( Seefeld ) in the north 4.7 kilometers.

Village church


The church village Kunow an der Straße originally received its name affix to distinguish it from the nearby village of Barnimskunow in the Pyritz district . For the same reason it was also called Bischofskunov in the 13th century. Although the village is located on the old military road Pyritz - Stettin , the name addition probably originally referred to the large swamp and forest area that joined the Madüsee to the north and was called Straßne . The first known documentary mention comes from the year 1238. In 1284 a contract with the Margrave of Brandenburg determined that Strasne Castle should be demolished. Instead of Kunow, Cunowe , Conow or Cunow used to be written.

At the beginning of the 1930s, the district of Kunow had an area of ​​16.3 km², and there were a total of 125 houses in six different places of residence in the municipality:

  • Grünhof
  • Gutsvorwerk Kunow
  • Kunow a./Straße
  • Lindenberg
  • Neuhaus
  • Silver vendace

Until 1945, Kunow belonged to the Saatzig district in the Pomeranian province . It was the district of Seefeld, Saarow, Lübow, Bruchhausen and Mulkenthin. As an official village, Kunow a./Straße had its own registry office.

Towards the end of the Second World War , Kunow was occupied by the Soviet Army in early March 1945 . After the war the village became part of Poland as Kunowo.

Development of the population

year number Remarks
1910 568
1925 734 in 162 households, 55 of them Catholics and three Jews
1933 801
1939 807 in 226 households


The majority of the population present in Kunow an der Straße before 1945 belonged to the Protestant denomination. Kunow formed its own Protestant parish. The Catholics from Kunow belonged to the Catholic parish Stargard i. Pom.

The village church is a field stone building from the late Middle Ages with a rectangular floor plan. A wooden superstructure is placed on the field stone substructure of the 52-meter-high Gothic church tower, which consists of a clapboard- covered helmet with a slender pointed tower. The interior design of the church, including the interior, dates from the beginning of the 18th century and has gilding.

The church owned 50 hectares of arable land and 20 hectares of meadows. Around 1780 the village had a preacher, a sexton and a preacher's widow's house.


The nearest train station was in Grzędzice, 4.7 kilometers away.



  1. ^ Heinrich Berghaus : Land book of the Duchy of Pomerania and the Principality of Rügen . Part II, Volume 5/1, Berlin / Wriezen 1872, pp 43-53 especially S. 43. .
  2. a b c Paul Schulz (ed.): The Saatzig district and the independent city of Stargard - A Pomeranian home book . Rautenberg, Leer 1984, ISBN 3-7921-0307-9 , pp. 173-176.
  3. a b Gunthard Stübs and Pomeranian Research Association: The community Kunow a./Straße in the former Saatzig district in Pomerania (2011).
  4. ^ Michael Rademacher: German administrative history from the unification of the empire in 1871 to the reunification in 1990. Pomerania, Saatzig district. (Online material for the dissertation, Osnabrück 2006).
  5. Ludwig Wilhelm Brüggemann : Detailed description of the current state of the Königl. Prussian Duchy of Western and Western Pomerania . Part II, Volume 1, S, 202, No. 3.