Popielewo, Police County

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Popielewo is located in Poland
Coordinates: 53°40′N 14°24′E / 53.667°N 14.400°E / 53.667; 14.400
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Police
Gmina Nowe Warpno

Popielewo [pɔpjɛˈlɛvɔ] (German Haffhorst) is a settlement in the administrative district of Gmina Nowe Warpno, within Police County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland, close to the German border.[1] It lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) south-east of Nowe Warpno, 19 km (12 mi) north-west of Police, and 31 km (19 mi) north-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.


Coordinates: 53°40′N 14°24′E / 53.667°N 14.400°E / 53.667; 14.400