Bachorza, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship

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Bachorza
Settlement
Bachorza is located in Poland
Bachorza
Bachorza
Coordinates: 53°56′51″N 21°35′41″E / 53.94750°N 21.59472°E / 53.94750; 21.59472
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Giżycko
Gmina Ryn

Bachorza [baˈxɔʐa] (German Wiesenthal) is a settlement in the administrative district of Gmina Ryn, within Giżycko County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) east of Ryn, 15 km (9 mi) south-west of Giżycko, and 75 km (47 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.

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Coordinates: 53°56′51″N 21°35′41″E / 53.94750°N 21.59472°E / 53.94750; 21.59472