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Miętkie, Lublin Voivodeship

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Miętkie
Village
Miętkie
Miętkie
Coordinates: 50°39′N 23°49′E / 50.650°N 23.817°E / 50.650; 23.817
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLublin
CountyHrubieszów
GminaMircze

Miętkie [ˈmjɛntkʲɛ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Mircze, within Hrubieszów County, Lublin Voivodeship, in eastern Poland, close to the border with Ukraine.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) west of Mircze, 20 km (12 mi) south of Hrubieszów, and 110 km (68 mi) south-east of the regional capital Lublin.

History

World War II

During the World War II, in March 1944, Turkowice was attacked by Polish partisans in reprisal for the Massacres of Poles in Volhynia carried out by Ukrainian nationalists. 105 Ukrainian villagers were murdered and 160 houses destroyed.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Ther, Philipp; Siljak, Ana (2001). Redrawing nations: ethnic cleansing in East-Central Europe, 1944-1948. Oxford: Rowman & Littfield. p. 174.

Coordinates: 50°39′00″N 23°49′00″E / 50.6500°N 23.8167°E / 50.6500; 23.8167


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