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Żółwino, Choszczno County

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Żółwino
Village
Żółwino
Żółwino
Żółwino
Żółwino
Coordinates: 53°17′N 15°41′E / 53.283°N 15.683°E / 53.283; 15.683
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipWest Pomeranian
CountyChoszczno
GminaDrawno
Population
110
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+48 95
Car platesZCH

Żółwino [ʐuu̯ˈvinɔ] (German: Hassendorf) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Drawno, within Choszczno County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of Drawno, 23 km (14 mi) north-east of Choszczno, and 75 km (47 mi) east of the regional capital Szczecin.

The village has a population of 110.

A Catholic church and a railway station are located in the village.

Before 1945 the village was German-settled and part of the German state of Prussia. The original German name of the village most likely refers to settlers from Hesse who founded the settlement.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Forschungen zur Deutschen Landeskunde, 19–20, S. Hirzel, 1912, p. 164

Coordinates: 53°17′N 15°41′E / 53.283°N 15.683°E / 53.283; 15.683


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