Będomin

Będomin [bɛnˈdɔmin] (Kashubian: Bãdomino) is a Kashubian village in the administrative district of Gmina Nowa Karczma, within Kościerzyna County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) west of Nowa Karczma, 10 km (6 mi) east of Kościerzyna, and 43 km (27 mi) south-west of the regional capital Gdańsk.

Będomin
Village
Manor House of Józef Wybicki, currently the Museum of Polish Anthem
Manor House of Józef Wybicki, currently the Museum of Polish Anthem
Będomin is located in Poland
Będomin
Będomin
Coordinates: 54°7′40″N 18°7′22″E / 54.12778°N 18.12278°E / 54.12778; 18.12278
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
CountyKościerzyna
GminaNowa Karczma
Population
150

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

The village has a population of 150.

There is here an old oak (Wybicki Oak).[2]

Notable peopleEdit

  • Józef Wybicki (1747–1822) a Polish jurist, poet, political and military activist, best remembered as the author of "Mazurek Dąbrowskiego" which was adopted as the Polish national anthem in 1927

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ http://www.treeoftheyear.org/?lang=en

Coordinates: 54°7′40″N 18°7′22″E / 54.12778°N 18.12278°E / 54.12778; 18.12278