Gierłoż, Kętrzyn County

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Gierłoż
Village
Gierłoż
Gierłoż
Gierłoż is located in Poland
Gierłoż
Gierłoż
Coordinates: 54°5′0″N 21°30′0″E / 54.08333°N 21.50000°E / 54.08333; 21.50000
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Kętrzyn
Gmina Gmina Kętrzyn
Population 24

Gierłoż [ˈɡʲɛrwɔʂ] (German Görlitz) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Kętrzyn, within Kętrzyn County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) east of Kętrzyn and 74 km (46 mi) north-east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (East Prussia).

The village has a population of 24.

Adolf Hitler's military headquarters from June 21, 1941 to November 20, 1944 were situated here in a bunker, called The Wolf's Lair.

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Coordinates: 54°5′0″N 21°30′0″E / 54.08333°N 21.50000°E / 54.08333; 21.50000