Możdżany

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Możdżany
Village
Możdżany is located in Poland
Możdżany
Możdżany
Coordinates: 54°5′N 22°3′E / 54.083°N 22.050°E / 54.083; 22.050
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Giżycko
Gmina Kruklanki
Population (approx.) 70

Możdżany [mɔʐˈd͡ʐanɨ] (German: Mosdzehnen; 1930-1945: Borkenwalde) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Kruklanki, within Giżycko County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) east of Kruklanki, 20 km (12 mi) east of Giżycko, and 107 km (66 mi) east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (East Prussia). After World War II the area was placed under Polish administration according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. Germans fled or were expelled and replaced with Poles expelled from the Polish areas annexed by the Soviet Union or forced to settle in the area through Operation Vistula in 1947.

The village has an approximate population of 70.

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Coordinates: 54°05′00″N 22°03′00″E / 54.0833°N 22.0500°E / 54.0833; 22.0500