Pargowo

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Pargowo
Village
Ruins of the church from 14th century
Ruins of the church from 14th century
Pargowo is located in Poland
Pargowo
Pargowo
Coordinates: 53°17′N 14°26′E / 53.283°N 14.433°E / 53.283; 14.433
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Police
Gmina Kołbaskowo

Pargowo [parˈɡɔvɔ] (German: Pargow) 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 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Police and 18 km (11 mi) south-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°17′N 14°26′E / 53.283°N 14.433°E / 53.283; 14.433