Gniewino

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Gniewino
Village
Wind farm
Wind farm
Coat of arms of Gniewino
Coat of arms
Gniewino is located in Poland
Gniewino
Gniewino
Coordinates: 54°43′0″N 18°0′30″E / 54.71667°N 18.00833°E / 54.71667; 18.00833
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
CountyWejherowo
GminaGniewino
Area
176.2 km2 (68.0 sq mi)
Population
1,710
 • Density9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal Code
84-250
Area Code(+48) 58
Vehicle registrationGWE
Websitewww.gniewino.pl

Gniewino [ɡɲeˈvinɔ] (German: Gnewin; Kashubian: Gniéwino) is a village in Wejherowo County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Gniewino.[1] It lies approximately 21 kilometres (13 mi) north-west of Wejherowo and 57 km (35 mi) north-west of the regional capital Gdańsk.

A little to the east of Gniewino lies the Kashubian Eye Complex, a tourism and recreation complex centred on a 44 metre tall viewing tower.

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

The village has a population of 1,710, and is home to a large wind farm.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.

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Coordinates: 54°43′0″N 18°0′30″E / 54.71667°N 18.00833°E / 54.71667; 18.00833