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Godkowo is located in Poland
Coordinates: 54°5′N 19°55′E / 54.083°N 19.917°E / 54.083; 19.917
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Elbląg County
Gmina Godkowo
Population 260

Godkowo [ɡɔtˈkɔvɔ] (German: Göttchendorf) is a village in Elbląg County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Godkowo.[1] It lies approximately 34 kilometres (21 mi) east of Elbląg and 51 km (32 mi) north-west of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (East Prussia). After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration and ethnically cleansed according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced with Poles.

The village has a population of 260.


Coordinates: 54°04′59″N 19°54′33″E / 54.0831°N 19.9092°E / 54.0831; 19.9092