Ryjewo

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Ryjewo
Village
Ryjewo is located in Poland
Ryjewo
Ryjewo
Coordinates: 53°50′39″N 18°57′38″E / 53.84417°N 18.96056°E / 53.84417; 18.96056
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County Kwidzyn
Gmina Ryjewo
Population 2,914

Ryjewo [rɨˈjɛvɔ] (German Rehhof) is a village in Kwidzyn County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Ryjewo.[1] It lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of Kwidzyn and 62 km (39 mi) south of the regional capital Gdańsk.

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.

The village has a population of 2,914.

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Coordinates: 53°50′39″N 18°57′38″E / 53.84417°N 18.96056°E / 53.84417; 18.96056