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Kutno [ˈkutnɔ] is a toun in central Poland wi 48,000 indwallers (2005) an an aurie o 33,6 km2. Situatit in the Łódź Voivodeship (syne 1999), umwhile in Płock Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is the caipital o Kutno Coonty.

Kutno wis historically a centre o a muckle Jewish community. In 1900, 10,356 Jews wur livin thare.[1] It is the birthplace o famed writer Szalom Asz.

Durin the Invasion o Poland o 1939, in an aroond the toun, Pols airmies unner General Tadeusz Kutrzeba conductit an offensive that wis later cried the Battle o the Bzura.

Kutno is ane o the maist important railwey junctions in Poland. Twa main lines cross thare (ŁódźToruń an WarsawPoznań). An aa, anither connection stairts in Kutno, that gangs tae Płock.

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  1. "JewishGen.org". Archived frae the original on 29 Februar 2012. Retrieved 23 Januar 2011.