Rudno, Pomeranian Voivodeship
Rudno [ˈrudnɔ] (German: Rauden, Adl. Rauden) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Pelplin, within Tczew County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) east of Pelplin, 19 km (12 mi) south of Tczew, and 49 km (30 mi) south of the regional capital Gdańsk. It is located within the ethnocultural region of Kociewie in the historic region of Pomerania.
Exaltation of the Holy Cross church in Rudno
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The village has a population of 935.
During the occupation of Poland (World War II), in 1939, the Germans murdered the local Polish teacher and his wife along with several Poles from other villages in the Szpęgawski Forest (see Intelligenzaktion Pommern).
- "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
- Marian Biskup, Andrzej Tomczak, Mapy województwa pomorskiego w drugiej połowie XVI w., Toruń, 1955, p. 113 (in Polish)
- Maria Wardzyńska, Był rok 1939. Operacja niemieckiej policji bezpieczeństwa w Polsce. Intelligenzaktion, IPN, Warszawa, 2009, p. 149-150 (in Polish)