Smętowice

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Smętowice
Village
Smętowice is located in Poland
Smętowice
Smętowice
Coordinates: 53°21′17″N 14°27′30″E / 53.35472°N 14.45833°E / 53.35472; 14.45833
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Police
Gmina Kołbaskowo

Smętowice [smɛntɔˈvit͡sɛ] (German: Marienhof) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Kołbaskowo, within Police County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland, close to the German border.[1] It lies approximately 22 kilometres (14 mi) south of Police and 11 km (7 mi) south-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.

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Coordinates: 53°21′17″N 14°27′30″E / 53.35472°N 14.45833°E / 53.35472; 14.45833