Borek, Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Borek
Village
Borek is located in Poland
Borek
Borek
Coordinates: 54°17′N 17°48′E / 54.283°N 17.800°E / 54.283; 17.800
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County Kartuzy
Gmina Sulęczyno
Population 140

Borek [ˈbɔrɛk] (German: Borrek) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Sulęczyno, within Kartuzy County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) north of Sulęczyno, 27 km (17 mi) west of Kartuzy, and 55 km (34 mi) west of the regional capital Gdańsk.

For details of the history of the region, see History of Pomerania.

The village has a population of 140.

It was probably the birthplace in 1896 of Franziska Schanzkowska (Franciszka Szankowska; later Anna Anderson), who gained notoriety for claiming to be Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia.

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Coordinates: 54°17′N 17°48′E / 54.283°N 17.800°E / 54.283; 17.800