Linia, Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Linia
Village
Linia is located in Poland
Linia
Linia
Coordinates: 54°27′7″N 17°56′1″E / 54.45194°N 17.93361°E / 54.45194; 17.93361
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
CountyWejherowo
GminaLinia
Population
1,405

Linia [ˈliɲa] (Kashubian: Lëniô, German: Linde) is a village in Wejherowo County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Linia.[1] It lies approximately 27 kilometres (17 mi) south-west of Wejherowo and 47 km (29 mi) west of the regional capital Gdańsk. Kashubian language is here used as an auxiliary language[2].

For details of the history of the region, see History of Pomerania. Every year there is Kashubian Embroidery Competition organised here by the Communal Culture Centre.

The village has a population of 1,405.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Gerald Stone, Slav outposts in Central European history : the Wends, Sorbs and Kashubs, London, UK : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2016, pp. 348 - 9


Coordinates: 54°27′7″N 17°56′1″E / 54.45194°N 17.93361°E / 54.45194; 17.93361