Niedźwiedzica, Pomeranian Voivodeship
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Niedźwiedzica [ɲɛd͡ʑvjɛˈd͡ʑit͡sa] (German: Bärwalde) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stegna, within Nowy Dwór Gdański County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of Nowy Dwór Gdański and 26 km (16 mi) south-east of the regional capital Gdańsk.
Before 1772 the area was part of Kingdom of Poland, 1772-1919 Prussia and Germany, 1920-1939 Free City of Danzig, 1939 - 1945 Nazi Germany. Following World War II the native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles. For the history of the region, see History of Pomerania.
The village has a population of 242.
- Johann Cornies (1789–1848), Mennonite German settler to Russia
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