Jabłonki

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Jabłonki
Village
Jabłonki is located in Poland
Jabłonki
Jabłonki
Coordinates: 49°16′N 22°17′E / 49.267°N 22.283°E / 49.267; 22.283
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Subcarpathian
County Lesko
Gmina Baligród
Population 110
Monument to Karol Świerczewski in Jabłonki

Jabłonki [jaˈbwɔŋkʲi] (Ukrainian: Яблінки, Yablinky) is a village near the Bieszczady mountains, in the administrative district of Gmina Baligród, within Lesko County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) south of Baligród, 24 km (15 mi) south of Lesko, and 88 km (55 mi) south of the regional capital Rzeszów.[1] The village has a population of 110.

History

The village has been known since 1496. Probably some people lived here since times of Kievska Rus till 1946 when all the native inhabitants, Ukrainians (Rusins) were sent to USSR by Polish Communist Army.

The Church named Pokrovy Presviatoi Bogoroditsi of the village Jablonki was built in the first half of the 18th century. The first church book dated to 1786 had following family names - Ilkiw, Rabik, Petrik, Kawchak, Cigan, Golyk, Melnik, Musula, etc.

It was in Jabłonki that on March 28, 1947, Poland's General Karol Świerczewski was killed in an ambush organised by the Ukrainian Insurgent Army.

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Coordinates: 49°16′N 22°17′E / 49.267°N 22.283°E / 49.267; 22.283