Milejewo

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Milejewo
Village
Milejewo is located in Poland
Milejewo
Milejewo
Coordinates: 54°13′7″N 19°32′48″E / 54.21861°N 19.54667°E / 54.21861; 19.54667
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Elbląg County
Gmina Milejewo
Population 500

Milejewo [milɛˈjɛvɔ] (German Trunz) is a village in Elbląg County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Milejewo.[1] It lies approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) north-east of Elbląg and 79 km (49 mi) north-west 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). 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.

The village has a population of 500.

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Coordinates: 54°13′7″N 19°32′48″E / 54.21861°N 19.54667°E / 54.21861; 19.54667