Świętajno, Szczytno County

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Świętajno
Village
Świętajno is located in Poland
Świętajno
Świętajno
Coordinates: 53°33′52″N 21°13′2″E / 53.56444°N 21.21722°E / 53.56444; 21.21722
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Szczytno
Gmina Świętajno
Population 2,000
Website http://swietajno-ug.wwm.pl/

Świętajno [ɕfjɛnˈtai̯nɔ] (German: Altkirchen; before 1938: Schwentainen) is a village in Szczytno County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Świętajno.[1] It lies approximately 16 kilometres (10 mi) east of Szczytno and 54 km (34 mi) south-east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (East Prussia). The village has a population of 2,000.

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Coordinates: 53°33′52″N 21°13′2″E / 53.56444°N 21.21722°E / 53.56444; 21.21722