Myślice

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Myślice
Village
Myślice is located in Poland
Myślice
Myślice
Coordinates: 53°55′2″N 19°30′16″E / 53.91722°N 19.50444°E / 53.91722; 19.50444
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County Sztum
Gmina Stary Dzierzgoń
Population 490

Myślice [mɨˈɕlit͡sɛ] (German: Miswalde) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stary Dzierzgoń, within Sztum County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) north-east of Stary Dzierzgoń, 31 km (19 mi) east of Sztum, and 76 km (47 mi) south-east of the regional capital Gdańsk.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany. For the history of the region, see History of Pomerania.

The village has a population of 490.

Notable residents[edit]

Miswalde Church[edit]

Miswalde church[2] dates from the second Quarter of the 14th Century and was extended in the second half of the same century. The church comprises a brick building with no chorus on a field stone base. The east gable dates from 1872 and the vestry is 19th Century. The tower is thought to date from the 15th Century and is gabled on 4 sides with an eight-sided tent roof now covered with copper plates. The church interior is largely ornamented in painted wood. Other features include: Altar from 1706, carved by David Bröse from Elblag; Pulpit from the early 18th Century; and Baptismal font made of brass, 17th Century

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Coordinates: 53°55′2″N 19°30′16″E / 53.91722°N 19.50444°E / 53.91722; 19.50444