Biesiekierz

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Biesiekierz
Village
Biesiekierz is located in Poland
Biesiekierz
Biesiekierz
Coordinates: 54°8′2″N 16°2′19″E / 54.13389°N 16.03861°E / 54.13389; 16.03861
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Koszalin County
Gmina Biesiekierz
Population 940

Biesiekierz [bjɛˈɕɛkʲɛʂ] (German: Biziker)[1] is a village in Koszalin County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Biesiekierz.[2] It lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) south-west of Koszalin and 125 km (78 mi) north-east of the regional capital Szczecin.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany. For the history of the region, see History of Pomerania.

The village has a population of 940.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaemmerer, Margarete (2004). Ortsnamenverzeichnis der Ortschaften jenseits von Oder u. Neiße (in German). ISBN 3-7921-0368-0. 
  2. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 


Coordinates: 54°8′2″N 16°2′19″E / 54.13389°N 16.03861°E / 54.13389; 16.03861