Szymanowo, Mrągowo County

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Szymanowo
Village
Szymanowo is located in Poland
Szymanowo
Szymanowo
Coordinates: 53°56′N 21°8′E / 53.933°N 21.133°E / 53.933; 21.133
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Mrągowo
Gmina Sorkwity
Population 190

Szymanowo [ʂɨmaˈnɔvɔ] (German: Altensiedel; until 1938: Siemanowen) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Sorkwity, within Mrągowo County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) north of Sorkwity, 14 km (9 mi) north-west of Mrągowo, and 45 km (28 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 190.

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Coordinates: 53°56′00″N 21°08′00″E / 53.9333°N 21.1333°E / 53.9333; 21.1333