Miętkie, Lublin Voivodeship

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Miętkie
Village
Miętkie is located in Poland
Miętkie
Miętkie
Coordinates: 50°39′N 23°49′E / 50.650°N 23.817°E / 50.650; 23.817
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lublin
County Hrubieszów
Gmina Mircze

Miętkie [ˈmjɛntkʲɛ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Mircze, within Hrubieszów County, Lublin Voivodeship, in eastern Poland, close to the border with Ukraine.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) west of Mircze, 20 km (12 mi) south of Hrubieszów, and 110 km (68 mi) south-east of the regional capital Lublin.

History[edit]

World War II[edit]

In March 1944, Mietkie was one of hundreds of locales attacked by Polish partisans in acts of ethnic cleansing against the ethnic Ukrainian population. 105 villagers were brutally murdered and 160 houses destroyed.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ Ther, Philipp; Siljak, Ana (2001). Redrawing nations: ethnic cleansing in East-Central Europe, 1944-1948. Oxford: Rowman & Littfield. p. 174. 


Coordinates: 50°39′00″N 23°49′00″E / 50.6500°N 23.8167°E / 50.6500; 23.8167