Szymbark, Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Szymbark
Szimbark  (Kashubian)
Village
Szymbark is located in Poland
Szymbark
Szymbark
Coordinates: 54°13′8″N 18°6′8″E / 54.21889°N 18.10222°E / 54.21889; 18.10222
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
CountyKartuzy
GminaStężyca
Population
541
A traditional wooden Kashubian home
Kashubian Griffin in Canada

Szymbark (Polish: [ˈʂɨmbark]; Kashubian: Szimbark; German: Schönberg) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stężyca, within Kartuzy County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) east of Stężyca, 15 km (9 mi) south-west of Kartuzy, and 39 km (24 mi) south-west of the regional capital Gdańsk.

The town has an open-air museum featuring traditional Kashubian wooden houses, an upside-down house, and the longest wooden plank in the world (measuring 38.83 meters).[2]

For details of the history of the region, see History of Pomerania.

The village has a population of 541.

Open-air museum in Szymbark

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ "Skansen w Szymbarku". Na Kaszuby PL. Retrieved 16 September 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

Coordinates: 54°13′8″N 18°6′8″E / 54.21889°N 18.10222°E / 54.21889; 18.10222