Strzegowo

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Strzegowo
Village
Strzegowo is located in Poland
Strzegowo
Strzegowo
Coordinates: 52°54′N 20°17′E / 52.900°N 20.283°E / 52.900; 20.283
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Masovian
County Mława
Gmina Gmina Strzegowo
Population 8,000

Strzegowo [stʂɛˈɡɔvɔ] is a village on the Wkra river in Mława County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Strzegowo.[1] It was formerly known as Strzegowo-Osada ("Strzegowo settlement"). It lies approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) south of Mława and 91 km (57 mi) north-west of Warsaw.

The village has approximately 8,000 inhabitants. Before World War II, 30% of the population of the village was Jewish.

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Coordinates: 52°54′N 20°17′E / 52.900°N 20.283°E / 52.900; 20.283