Świecino

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Świecino
Village
Świecino is located in Poland
Świecino
Świecino
Coordinates: 54°44′10″N 18°10′27″E / 54.73611°N 18.17417°E / 54.73611; 18.17417Coordinates: 54°44′10″N 18°10′27″E / 54.73611°N 18.17417°E / 54.73611; 18.17417
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County Puck
Gmina Krokowa
Population 203

Świecino [ɕfjɛˈt͡ɕinɔ] (Kashubian: Swiecëno, German: Schwetzin) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Krokowa, within Puck County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] 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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