Ostoja, West Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Ostoja
Village
Ostoja is located in Poland
Ostoja
Ostoja
Coordinates: 53°24′25″N 14°28′18″E / 53.40694°N 14.47167°E / 53.40694; 14.47167
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Police
Gmina Kołbaskowo

Ostoja [ɔsˈtɔja] (German: Schadeleben) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Kołbaskowo, within Police County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland, close to the German border.[1] It lies approximately 16 kilometres (10 mi) south-west of Police and 8 km (5 mi) west of the regional capital Szczecin.

Before 1945 the area was part of 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.

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Coordinates: 53°24′25″N 14°28′18″E / 53.40694°N 14.47167°E / 53.40694; 14.47167