Bystry, Poland

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Bystry
Village
Bystry is located in Poland
Bystry
Bystry
Coordinates: 54°1′24″N 21°48′23″E / 54.02333°N 21.80639°E / 54.02333; 21.80639
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Giżycko
Gmina Gmina Giżycko
Population 1,012

Bystry [ˈbɨstrɨ] (German: Biestern) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Giżycko, within Giżycko County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) south-east of Giżycko and 90 km (56 mi) east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (East Prussia). Following World War II the native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles.

The village has a population of 1,012.

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Coordinates: 54°1′24″N 21°48′23″E / 54.02333°N 21.80639°E / 54.02333; 21.80639