Osiek nad Notecią

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Osiek nad Notecią
Osiek nad Notecią is located in Poland
Osiek nad Notecią
Osiek nad Notecią
Coordinates: 53°7′N 17°18′E / 53.117°N 17.300°E / 53.117; 17.300
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Piła
Gmina Wyrzysk
Population 4,000

Osiek nad Notecią [ˈɔɕɛk ˌnad nɔˈtɛt͡ɕɔ̃] (German: Netzthal, 1942-1945: Netztal) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Wyrzysk, within Piła County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in west-central Poland.[1] It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) south-east of Wyrzysk, 39 km (24 mi) east of Piła, and 84 km (52 mi) north of the regional capital Poznań.

The village has a population of just over 4,000.

It is known for the second largest open-air museum in Poland with a number of farm houses and windmills dated from the 18th and 19th centuries from the North Wielkopolska and Krajna region as well as for an archeological museum on the site of the ancient burial site dated at around 500 b.c..

General W. Anders was associated with that area (his father managed a horse stable in the village of Pracz which is now a part of Osiek) www.osiek.net/skansen


Coordinates: 53°7′N 17°18′E / 53.117°N 17.300°E / 53.117; 17.300