Krasne, Masovian Voivodeship

Krasne [ˈkrasnɛ] is a village in Przasnysz County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Krasne.[1] It lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) south-east of Przasnysz and 79 km (49 mi) north of Warsaw.

Krasne
Village
Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Krasne is located in Poland
Krasne
Krasne
Coordinates: 52°55′16″N 20°58′8″E / 52.92111°N 20.96889°E / 52.92111; 20.96889Coordinates: 52°55′16″N 20°58′8″E / 52.92111°N 20.96889°E / 52.92111; 20.96889
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipMasovian
CountyPrzasnysz
GminaKrasne
Population
 • Total1,000
Websitehttp://www.krasne.pl/

During World War II, it was the seat of Erich Koch, the last Oberpräsident of East Prussia. It was situated in the Zichenau Region.

The village has a population of 1,000.

HistoryEdit

Krasne is the ancestral nest of the Krasiński family of the Ślepowron coat of arms.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
  2. ^ "O gminie - Gmina Krasne". krasne.pl. Retrieved 2021-02-17.