Kamieniec, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship

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Kamieniec
Village
Finckenstein Palace, pre-war (19th century). From the collection of Alexander Duncker
Finckenstein Palace, pre-war (19th century). From the collection of Alexander Duncker
Kamieniec is located in Poland
Kamieniec
Kamieniec
Coordinates: 53°45′N 19°22′E / 53.750°N 19.367°E / 53.750; 19.367
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Iława
Gmina Susz
Population 430

Kamieniec [kaˈmjɛɲɛt͡s] or Kamieniec Suski (German: Finckenstein) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Susz, within Iława County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) north-east of Susz, 22 km (14 mi) north-west of Iława, and 75 km (47 mi) west of the regional capital Olsztyn. The village has a population of 430.

Finckenstein Palace ruins, 2006.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (East Prussia). Following World War II the native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles.

In the village are the ruins of the Finckenstein Palace, burned by the Soviets in 1945.

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Coordinates: 53°45′N 19°22′E / 53.750°N 19.367°E / 53.750; 19.367