Gąski, Koszalin County

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Location of Gąski
Gąski is located in Poland
Coordinates: 54°14′9″N 15°55′21″E / 54.23583°N 15.92250°E / 54.23583; 15.92250
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Koszalin County
Gmina Mielno
Population 400

Gąski [ˈɡɔ̃ski] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Mielno, within Koszalin County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) west of Koszalin and 127 km (79 mi) north-east of the regional capital Szczecin.

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

The village has a population of 400.

Protests against construction of a nuclear power station[edit]

In effect of intensive actions and civic mobilisation in February 2012 referendum took place in which 94% of citizens of Mielno voted against location of nuclear power station in the village of Gąski. Citizens' protest had been supported by members of the biggest parliamentary political groups (otherwise supportive for nuclear): Civic Platform and Law and Justice,[2] Green Party.[3] and councillors of Kołobrzeg Despite protests and referendum results Polish government still insists on the location.[4]

See also[edit]

Gąski Lighthouse


Coordinates: 54°14′9″N 15°55′21″E / 54.23583°N 15.92250°E / 54.23583; 15.92250