Tymień, West Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Tymień
Village
Tymień is located in Poland
Tymień
Tymień
Coordinates: 54°12′2″N 15°51′8″E / 54.20056°N 15.85222°E / 54.20056; 15.85222
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship West Pomeranian
County Koszalin County
Gmina Będzino
Population 950

Tymień [ˈtɨmjɛɲ] (German: Timmenhagen)[1] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Będzino, within Koszalin County, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-western Poland.[2] It lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) west of Będzino, 22 km (14 mi) west of Koszalin, and 121 km (75 mi) north-east of the regional capital Szczecin.

Before 1945 the village was part of Germany and known as Timmenhagen. After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration by the Potsdam Agreement under territorial changes demanded by the Soviet Union. Most Germans fled or were expelled and replaced with Poles expelled from the Polish areas annexed by the Soviet Union.

At Tymień, there is a large wind park with 25 wind turbines.

The village has a population of 950.

References[edit]

  1. ^ M. Kaemmerer (2004). Ortsnamenverzeichnis der Ortschaften jenseits von Oder u. Neiße (in German). ISBN 3-7921-0368-0. 
  2. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 


Coordinates: 54°12′2″N 15°51′8″E / 54.20056°N 15.85222°E / 54.20056; 15.85222