Skalin, Stargard County

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Skalin
Village
Skalin is located in Poland
Skalin
Skalin
Coordinates: 53°18′47″N 14°56′22″E / 53.31306°N 14.93944°E / 53.31306; 14.93944
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Stargard
Gmina Gmina Stargard Szczeciński
Population 485

Skalin [ˈskalin] (German Schellin) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stargard Szczeciński, within Stargard County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) west of Stargard Szczeciński and 27 km (17 mi) south-east of the regional capital Szczecin.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany. After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration by the Potsdam Agreement under territorial changes demanded by the Soviet Union. Most Germans fled or were expelled and replaced with Poles expelled from the Polish areas annexed by the Soviet Union.

The village has a population of 485.

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Coordinates: 53°18′47″N 14°56′22″E / 53.31306°N 14.93944°E / 53.31306; 14.93944