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Szychowice

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Szychowice
Village
Szychowice
Szychowice
Coordinates: 50°41′N 23°59′E / 50.683°N 23.983°E / 50.683; 23.983
Country Poland
VoivodeshipLublin
CountyHrubieszów
GminaMircze

Szychowice [ʂɨxɔˈvit͡sɛ] 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) north-east of Mircze, 17 km (11 mi) south-east of Hrubieszów, and 118 km (73 mi) south-east of the regional capital Lublin.

History

World War II

In March 1944, the Ukrainian population of Szychowice was attacked by Polish partisans in retaliation for Massacres of Poles in Volhynia. Eight villagers were murdered and 150 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°41′N 23°59′E / 50.683°N 23.983°E / 50.683; 23.983

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