Miastko, Church of Our Lady, July 2004
Miastko [ˈmʲastkɔ] (Kashubian/Pomeranian: Miastkò; German: Rummelsburg), is a town in the Middle Pomerania region of northwestern Poland. Administratively it has since 1999 been part of Bytów County in the Pomeranian Voivodeship; previously (1975-1998) it had been in Słupsk Voivodeship.
Before 1945 the town belonged to the Prussian Province of Pomerania. On 2 March 1945, it was taken by the Red Army, after which it became a part of Poland. After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration and ethnically cleansed according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced with Poles.
- 1950: aprx. 1,500
- 1960: 5,500
- 1970: 8,100
- 1975: 9,800
- 1980: 10,000
- 2004: 12,000
Twin towns - sister cities
Miastko is twinned with:
Coordinates: 54°01′N 16°59′E / 54.017°N 16.983°E