Skandawa

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Skandawa
Village
Skandawa is located in Poland
Skandawa
Skandawa
Coordinates: 54°16′22″N 21°15′9″E / 54.27278°N 21.25250°E / 54.27278; 21.25250
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Kętrzyn
Gmina Barciany

Skandawa [skanˈdava] (German Skandau) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Barciany, within Kętrzyn County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland, close to the border with the Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of Barciany, 23 km (14 mi) north of Kętrzyn, and 74 km (46 mi) north-east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

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

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Coordinates: 54°16′22″N 21°15′9″E / 54.27278°N 21.25250°E / 54.27278; 21.25250