Kolwiny

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Kolwiny
Village
Kolwiny is located in Poland
Kolwiny
Kolwiny
Coordinates: 54°13′N 21°13′E / 54.217°N 21.217°E / 54.217; 21.217
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Kętrzyn
Gmina Barciany

Kolwiny [kɔlˈvinɨ] (German: Kolbiehnen)[1] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Barciany, within Kętrzyn County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland, close to the border with the Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia.[2] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) west of Barciany, 19 km (12 mi) north-west of Kętrzyn, and 68 km (42 mi) north-east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (East Prussia).

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Coordinates: 54°13′00″N 21°13′00″E / 54.2167°N 21.2167°E / 54.2167; 21.2167