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Wierzchowo, Drawsko County

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Wierzchowo
Village
Wierzchowo
Wierzchowo
Coordinates: 53°27′36″N 16°6′4″E / 53.46000°N 16.10111°E / 53.46000; 16.10111
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipWest Pomeranian
CountyDrawsko
GminaWierzchowo
Population
1,500
Websitehttp://www.wierzchowo.pl

Wierzchowo [vjɛʂˈxɔvɔ] (formerly German Virchow) is a village in Drawsko County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Wierzchowo.[1] It lies approximately 22 kilometres (14 mi) east of Drawsko Pomorskie and 101 km (63 mi) east of the regional capital Szczecin.

Before 1945 the area was part of Prussia. For the history of the region, see History of Pomerania.

The village has a population of 1,500.

References

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


Coordinates: 53°27′36″N 16°6′4″E / 53.46000°N 16.10111°E / 53.46000; 16.10111

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Wierzchowo, Drawsko County
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