Barkowo, West Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Barkowo
Settlement
Barkowo is located in Poland
Barkowo
Barkowo
Coordinates: 53°50′40″N 15°14′30″E / 53.84444°N 15.24167°E / 53.84444; 15.24167
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Gryfice
Gmina Gryfice

Barkowo [barˈkɔvɔ] (German: Barckow) is a settlement in the administrative district of Gmina Gryfice, within Gryfice County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) south of Gryfice and 65 km (40 mi) north-east of the regional capital Szczecin.[2]

Before 1945 the area was part of the German Province of Pomerania. Following World War II the native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles. For the history of the region, see History of Pomerania.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Gmina Gryfice (2014), Barkowo. Source: Gryfice. Dzieje Miasta, praca zbiorowa pod redakcją Tadeusza Białeckiego, wyd. Urząd Miasta Gryfice, Uniwersytet Szczeciński, Oficyna Wydawnicza Archiwum Państwowego w Szczecinie „Dokument”; Szczecin 2013.


Coordinates: 53°50′40″N 15°14′30″E / 53.84444°N 15.24167°E / 53.84444; 15.24167