Miastko

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Miastko
Miastko in 2009
Miastko in 2009
Flag of Miastko
Flag
Coat of arms of Miastko
Coat of arms
Miastko is located in Poland
Miastko
Miastko
Coordinates: 54°1′N 16°59′E / 54.017°N 16.983°E / 54.017; 16.983
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County Bytów
Gmina Miastko
Government
 • Mayor Roman Ramion
Area
 • Total 5.68 km2 (2.19 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 10,987
 • Density 1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
Postal code 77-200
Website http://www.miastko.pl/
Miastko, Church of Our Lady, July 2004

Miastko [ˈmʲastkɔ] (Kashubian/Pomeranian: Miastkò; German: Rummelsburg), is a town in the Middle Pomerania region of northwestern Poland. Administratively it has since 1999 been part of Bytów County in the Pomeranian Voivodeship; previously (1975-1998) it had been in Słupsk Voivodeship.

History[edit]

Before 1945 the town belonged to the Prussian Province of Pomerania. On 2 March 1945, it was taken by the Red Army, after which it became a part of Poland.

Population[edit]

  • 1950: aprx. 1,500
  • 1960: 5,500
  • 1970: 8,100
  • 1975: 9,800
  • 1980: 10,000
  • 2004: 12,000

Notable residents[edit]

International relations[edit]

Twin towns - sister cities[edit]

Miastko is twinned with:

Coordinates: 54°01′N 16°59′E / 54.017°N 16.983°E / 54.017; 16.983