Węsiory

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Węsiory
Village
The church in Węsiory
The church in Węsiory
Węsiory is located in Poland
Węsiory
Węsiory
Coordinates: 54°13′52″N 17°50′36″E / 54.23111°N 17.84333°E / 54.23111; 17.84333
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
CountyKartuzy
GminaSulęczyno
Population
745
Websitehttp://wesiory.pl/

Węsiory [vɛ̃ˈɕɔrɨ] (Kashubian: Wãsórë; German: Wensiorry. 1942-45: Wensern) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Sulęczyno, within Kartuzy County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] The village lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) east of Sulęczyno, 26 km (16 mi) south-west of Kartuzy, and 54 km (34 mi) west of the regional capital Gdańsk. It has a population of 754.

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

The village is probably best known from the nearby megalithic stone circles and burial places.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.

Gallery - megalithic stone circles and burial places[edit]


Coordinates: 54°13′52″N 17°50′36″E / 54.23111°N 17.84333°E / 54.23111; 17.84333