Kępice

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Kępice
Flag of Kępice
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Coat of arms of Kępice
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Kępice is located in Poland
Kępice
Kępice
Coordinates: 54°14′28″N 16°53′23″E / 54.24111°N 16.88972°E / 54.24111; 16.88972
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County Słupsk
Gmina Kępice
Area
 • Total 6.11 km2 (2.36 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 3,829
 • Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal code 77–230
Website http://www.kepice.pl

Kępice [kɛmˈpʲit͡sɛ] (German: Hammermühle; Kashubian: Hômer) is the town in Słupsk county, Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland. It has 3,878 inhabitants and is 6.11 square kilometres (2.36 sq mi) in size.

Prior to 1945 it was in Germany. After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration by the Potsdam Agreement under territorial changes demanded by the Soviet Union. Most Germans fled or were expelled and replaced with Poles expelled from the Polish areas annexed by the Soviet Union.

Coordinates: 54°15′N 16°52′E / 54.250°N 16.867°E / 54.250; 16.867