Olszewo, Olecko County

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Olszewo
Village
Olszewo is located in Poland
Olszewo
Olszewo
Coordinates: 54°4′21″N 22°23′44″E / 54.07250°N 22.39556°E / 54.07250; 22.39556
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Olecko
Gmina Olecko

Olszewo [ɔlˈʂɛvɔ] (German: Olschöwen, 1933–1945 Erlental) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Olecko, within Olecko County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) north-west of Olecko and 129 km (80 mi) east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Before 1945, the area was part of Germany (East Prussia). Following World War II the native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles.

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Coordinates: 54°4′21″N 22°23′44″E / 54.07250°N 22.39556°E / 54.07250; 22.39556