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. For the history of the region, see History of Pomerania. After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration and ethnically cleansed according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced by Poles.

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