Szkarpawa, Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Szkarpawa
Village
Szkarpawa is located in Poland
Szkarpawa
Szkarpawa
Coordinates: 54°15′50″N 19°4′13″E / 54.26389°N 19.07028°E / 54.26389; 19.07028
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
County Nowy Dwór Gdański
Gmina Stegna
Population 70

Szkarpawa [ʂkarˈpava] (German: Scharpau) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stegna, within Nowy Dwór Gdański County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) north-west of Nowy Dwór Gdański and 31 km (19 mi) east of the regional capital Gdańsk.

Before 1793 the area was part of Polish Royal Prussia, in 1793-1919 Prussia and Germany, 1920-1939 the Free City of Danzig, 1939-45 Nazi Germany. It became Polish in 1945. For the history of the region, see History of Pomerania.

The village has a population of 70.

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Coordinates: 54°15′50″N 19°4′13″E / 54.26389°N 19.07028°E / 54.26389; 19.07028