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Mokre, Grudziądz County

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Mokre
Village
Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Mokre
Mokre
Mokre
Mokre
Coordinates: 53°33′N 18°49′E / 53.550°N 18.817°E / 53.550; 18.817Coordinates: 53°33′N 18°49′E / 53.550°N 18.817°E / 53.550; 18.817
Country Poland
VoivodeshipKuyavian-Pomeranian
CountyGrudziądz County
GminaGmina Grudziądz
Population
930
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationCGR
National roads

Mokre [ˈmɔkrɛ] (German: Mockrau) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Grudziądz, within Grudziądz County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-central Poland.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) north-east of Grudziądz and 59 km (37 mi) north of Toruń. It is located in the Chełmno Land in the historic region of Pomerania.

The village has a population of 930.[2]

History

Memorial to local Poles murdered by the Germans during World War II
Memorial to local Poles murdered by the Germans during World War II

During the German occupation (World War II), in 1939, farmers from Mokre were murdered by the German SS and Selbstschutz in the large massacre of Poles committed in nearby Białochowo as part of the Intelligenzaktion.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ "GUS: Ludność - struktura według ekonomicznych grup wieku. Stan w dniu 31.03.2011 r". stat.gov.pl. Retrieved 25 June 2016.
  3. ^ Wardzyńska, Maria (2009). Był rok 1939. Operacja niemieckiej policji bezpieczeństwa w Polsce. Intelligenzaktion (in Polish). Warszawa: IPN. p. 172.


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Mokre, Grudziądz County
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