Świecino [ɕfjɛˈt͡ɕinɔ] (Kashubian: Swiecëno, German: Schwetzin) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Krokowa, within Puck County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south of Krokowa, 16 km (10 mi) west of Puck, and 51 km (32 mi) north-west of the regional capital Gdańsk.
Świecino is famous for a battle fought in 1462 between the Polish forces and the Teutonic Knights. See Battle of Świecino. An event reconstructing the battle proceedings was last held on the village grounds on 2 August 2014. The event is annual and runs for a couple of years.
For more details of the history of the region, see History of Pomerania.
The village has a population of 203.
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