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Świnice Warckie

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Świnice Warckie
Village
Church of Saint Casimir, built 1859.
Świnice Warckie
Świnice Warckie
Coordinates: 52°2′N 18°55′E / 52.033°N 18.917°E / 52.033; 18.917
Country Poland
VoivodeshipŁódź
CountyŁęczyca
GminaŚwinice Warckie
Population
(approx.)
920

Świnice Warckie [ɕfiˈnit͡sɛ ˈvart͡skʲɛ] is a village in Łęczyca County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland.[1] It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Świnice Warckie. It lies approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Łęczyca and 47 km (29 mi) northwest of the regional capital Łódź.

The village has an approximate population of 920. This is the place of the baptism and first Communion of Saint Faustina Kowalska, a great mystic and the secretary of Divine Mercy. The parish church is an official sanctuary since 2002. Saint Faustina (born Helena Kowalska) was living until the age of 16 in nearby village of Głogowiec.

References

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.


Coordinates: 52°2′N 18°55′E / 52.033°N 18.917°E / 52.033; 18.917

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