Szymany, Szczytno County

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Szymany
Village
Szymany is located in Poland
Szymany
Szymany
Coordinates: 53°29′7″N 20°57′3″E / 53.48528°N 20.95083°E / 53.48528; 20.95083
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Szczytno
Gmina Gmina Szczytno
Population 550

Szymany [ʂɨˈmanɨ] (German: Gross Schiemanen) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Szczytno, within Szczytno County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) south of Szczytno and 45 km (28 mi) south-east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

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

The village has a population of 550.

According to Associated Press, Szymany harbors a secret CIA prison.[2]

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Coordinates: 53°29′7″N 20°57′3″E / 53.48528°N 20.95083°E / 53.48528; 20.95083