Gniewczyna Łańcucka

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Gniewczyna Łańcucka
Village
Gniewczyna Łańcucka is located in Poland
Gniewczyna Łańcucka
Gniewczyna Łańcucka
Coordinates: 50°7′N 22°29′E / 50.117°N 22.483°E / 50.117; 22.483
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Subcarpathian
County Przeworsk
Gmina Tryńcza
Population 2,203

Gniewczyna Łańcucka [ɡɲefˈt͡ʂɨna waɲˈt͡sut͡ska] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Tryńcza, within Przeworsk County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) south-west of Tryńcza, 6 km (4 mi) north of Przeworsk, and 36 km (22 mi) east of the regional capital Rzeszów.

The village has a population of 2,203.

History[edit]

In 1942 Polish citizens of Gniewczyna Łęczycka and Gniewczyna Tryniecka detained and for several days tortured the remaining Jewish population of the village, before handing them over to the Germans for execution.[2][3]

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Coordinates: 50°07′00″N 22°29′00″E / 50.1167°N 22.4833°E / 50.1167; 22.4833