Polańczyk

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Polańczyk
Village
Lake Solina from Polańczyk
Lake Solina from Polańczyk
Polańczyk is located in Poland
Polańczyk
Polańczyk
Coordinates: 49°22′10″N 22°25′11″E / 49.36944°N 22.41972°E / 49.36944; 22.41972
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Subcarpathian
County Lesko
Gmina Solina
Elevation 482 m (1,581 ft)
Population 830
Website http://www.polanczyk.pl

Polańczyk [pɔˈlaɲt͡ʂɨk] (Ukrainian: Полянчик, Polianchyk) is a village in Lesko County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. It lies in, and serves as the seat of, the administrative district of Gmina Solina. Polańczyk lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) south-west of Solina, 14 km (9 mi) south-east of Lesko, and 80 km (50 mi) south of the regional capital Rzeszów.[1] In 2002 the village had a population of 830.

It was first mentioned in 1580. Its name comes from the West Slavic word polana, meaning "glade". It is a spa village that lies near the shores of Lake Solina and is a popular area for tourists visiting the lake.

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Coordinates: 49°22′10″N 22°25′11″E / 49.36944°N 22.41972°E / 49.36944; 22.41972