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Świerkocin, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Świerkocin
Village
Świerkocin
Świerkocin
Świerkocin
Świerkocin
Coordinates: 53°31′58″N 18°49′12″E / 53.53278°N 18.82000°E / 53.53278; 18.82000Coordinates: 53°31′58″N 18°49′12″E / 53.53278°N 18.82000°E / 53.53278; 18.82000
Country Poland
VoivodeshipKuyavian-Pomeranian
CountyGrudziądz County
GminaGmina Grudziądz
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationCGR
National roads

Świerkocin (Polish: [ɕfjɛrˈkɔt͡ɕin]; German: Tannenrode) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Grudziądz, within Grudziądz County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-central Poland.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) north-east of Grudziądz and 58 km (36 mi) north of Toruń.

History

During the German occupation of Poland (World War II), Świerkocin was one of the sites of executions of Poles, carried out by the Germans in 1939 as part of the Intelligenzaktion.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ The Pomeranian Crime 1939. Warsaw: IPN. 2018. p. 46.


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