Prostki

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Prostki
Village
Building (probably restaurant) on the former border between Germany and Poland; German side
Building (probably restaurant) on the former border between Germany and Poland; German side
Prostki is located in Poland
Prostki
Prostki
Coordinates: 53°41′56″N 22°25′58″E / 53.69889°N 22.43278°E / 53.69889; 22.43278
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Ełk
Gmina Prostki
Population 2,541
Website http://www.gok.prostki.info

Prostki [ˈprɔstki] (German Prostken) is a village in Ełk County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Prostki.[1] It lies approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) south of Ełk and 128 km (80 mi) east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

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

In 1656 the Battle of Prostken was fought nearby.

In 2006 the village had a population of 2,541.

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Coordinates: 53°41′56″N 22°25′58″E / 53.69889°N 22.43278°E / 53.69889; 22.43278