Krokowo, Olsztyn County

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Krokowo
Village
Krokowo is located in Poland
Krokowo
Krokowo
Coordinates: 53°56′38″N 20°42′24″E / 53.94389°N 20.70667°E / 53.94389; 20.70667
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Olsztyn County
Gmina Jeziorany
Population 650

Krokowo [krɔˈkɔvɔ] (German: Krokau) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Jeziorany, within Olsztyn County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) south-west of Jeziorany and 23 km (14 mi) north-east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

While traditionally Prussian, with the Second Peace of Thorn in 1466 the area became part of the Kingdom of Poland until 1772, 1772-1945 Kingdom of Prussia and Germany (East Prussia). Following World War II the native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles.

The village has a population of 650.

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Coordinates: 53°56′38″N 20°42′24″E / 53.94389°N 20.70667°E / 53.94389; 20.70667