Stary Targ

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Stary Targ
Village
Church
Church
Stary Targ is located in Poland
Stary Targ
Stary Targ
Coordinates: 53°55′23″N 19°9′59″E / 53.92306°N 19.16639°E / 53.92306; 19.16639
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County Sztum
Gmina Stary Targ
Population 1,000

Stary Targ [ˈstarɨ ˈtark] (literally "Old Market"; formerly German: Altmark) is a village in Sztum County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Stary Targ.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) east of Sztum and 61 km (38 mi) south-east of the regional capital Gdańsk. The village has a population of 1,000.

The Truce of Altmark between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and Sweden was signed in the village in 1629.

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Coordinates: 53°55′23″N 19°9′59″E / 53.92306°N 19.16639°E / 53.92306; 19.16639