Luta, Lublin Voivodeship

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Luta
Village
Luta is located in Poland
Luta
Luta
Coordinates: 51°28′N 23°29′E / 51.467°N 23.483°E / 51.467; 23.483
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lublin
County Włodawa
Gmina Gmina Włodawa

Luta [ˈluta] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Włodawa, within Włodawa County, Lublin Voivodeship, in eastern Poland, close to the border with Belarus.[1] It lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) south-west of Włodawa and 68 km (42 mi) east of the regional capital Lublin.

History[edit]

A small town situated a few miles outside Sobibor. The town was occupied by Germans in the spring of 1940. Luta was a forced labor camp for Jews that operated between 1940 and 1942 where hundreds of people were murdered.[2]

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Coordinates: 51°28′00″N 23°29′00″E / 51.4667°N 23.4833°E / 51.4667; 23.4833