Ukta

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For the Sanskrit root, see Vāc.
Ukta
Village
Ukta is located in Poland
Ukta
Ukta
Coordinates: 53°41′18″N 21°29′46″E / 53.68833°N 21.49611°E / 53.68833; 21.49611
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
County Pisz
Gmina Ruciane-Nida
Population 570

Ukta [ˈukta] (German: Ukta) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Ruciane-Nida, within Pisz County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) north-west of Ruciane-Nida, 22 km (14 mi) west of Pisz, and 67 km (42 mi) east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (East Prussia). Following World War II the native German population was expelled and replaced by Poles. On April 5, 1981 the local Protestant church was charged and forcefully taken over by Catholics.[2]

The village has a population of 570.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ Andreas Kossert: Masuren - Ostpreussens vergessener Süden, p. 374


Coordinates: 53°41′18″N 21°29′46″E / 53.68833°N 21.49611°E / 53.68833; 21.49611