Janów, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship

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Janów
Village
Janów is located in Poland
Janów
Janów
Coordinates: 54°6′38″N 19°29′26″E / 54.11056°N 19.49056°E / 54.11056; 19.49056
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Elbląg County
Gmina Gmina Elbląg
Population 360

Janów [ˈjanuf] (German: Hansdorf) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Elbląg, within Elbląg County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) east of Elbląg and 76 km (47 mi) north-west of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Before 1772 the area was part of Kingdom of Poland, 1772-1945 Prussia and Germany (East Prussia).

According to modern archaeological research, the village is the site of the medieval Old Prussian town and trading emporium Truso.

The village has a population of 360.

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Coordinates: 54°6′38″N 19°29′26″E / 54.11056°N 19.49056°E / 54.11056; 19.49056