Egiertowo

Egiertowo [ɛɡʲɛrˈtɔvɔ] (Kashubian: Egertowò; German: Eggertshütte) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Somonino, within Kartuzy County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) south of Somonino, 11 km (7 mi) south of Kartuzy, and 32 km (20 mi) south-west of the regional capital Gdańsk.

Egiertowo
Village
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Egiertowo is located in Poland
Egiertowo
Egiertowo
Coordinates: 54°14′25″N 18°12′13″E / 54.24028°N 18.20361°E / 54.24028; 18.20361
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
CountyKartuzy
GminaSomonino
Population
600
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

The village has a population of 600.

During the German occupation of Poland (World War II), the Germans executed seven Poles from Egiertowo in the forest near Kartuzy and executed three Poles from Połęczyno in Egiertowo (see Nazi crimes against the Polish nation).[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ Maria Wardzyńska, Był rok 1939. Operacja niemieckiej policji bezpieczeństwa w Polsce. Intelligenzaktion, IPN, Warszawa, 2009, p. 155, 275 (in Polish)


Coordinates: 54°14′25″N 18°12′13″E / 54.24028°N 18.20361°E / 54.24028; 18.20361