Pasym ( [ˈpasɨm] German: ) is a small town in Passenheim Szczytno County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland, with 2,522 inhabitants (2004).
History [ edit ]
A small settlement named
Heinrichswalde was first mentioned in 1381. In 1386 this settlement was renamed Passenheim after the Teutonic Knight Heinrich Walpot von Passenheim from modern Bassenheim near Koblenz. [1 ]
The town was destroyed by the
Polish Tatar raids in 1656, which has been described by Christoph Hartknoch (1644–1687). Before 1945 the area was part of the [1 ] German province of East Prussia.
Pre-war architecture is still visible in some parts of the city
Notable residents [ edit ]
International relations [ edit ]
Twin towns — sister cities [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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Coordinates: 53°38′52″N 20°47′27″E / 53.64778°N 20.79083°E