Stary Gieląd

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Stary Gieląd
Village
Stary Gieląd is located in Poland
Stary Gieląd
Stary Gieląd
Coordinates: 53°52′N 21°9′E / 53.867°N 21.150°E / 53.867; 21.150
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Mrągowo
Gmina Sorkwity
Population 180

Stary Gieląd [ˈstarɨ ˈɡʲɛlɔnt] (German: Alt Gehland) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Sorkwity, within Mrągowo County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 3 kilometres (2 mi) north of Sorkwity, 10 km (6 mi) west of Mrągowo, and 44 km (27 mi) east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (East Prussia). After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration and ethnically cleansed according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced with Poles.

The village has a population of 180.

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Coordinates: 53°52′N 21°9′E / 53.867°N 21.150°E / 53.867; 21.150