Wola, Pomeranian Voivodeship

Wola [ˈvɔla] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Pelplin, within Tczew County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 2 kilometres (1 mi) east of Pelplin, 20 km (12 mi) south of Tczew, and 50 km (31 mi) south of the regional capital Gdańsk. It is located within the ethnocultural region of Kociewie in the historic region of Pomerania.

Wola
Village
Wola is located in Poland
Wola
Wola
Wola is located in Pomeranian Voivodeship
Wola
Wola
Coordinates: 53°55′27″N 18°43′48″E / 53.92417°N 18.73000°E / 53.92417; 18.73000
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
CountyTczew
GminaPelplin
Population
153
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Vehicle registrationGTC

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

The village has a population of 153.

During the German occupation of Poland (World War II), on October 21, 1939, three local Poles (parish priest, parish vicar, medical doctor) were murdered in the village by the Germans (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. 275 (in Polish)


Coordinates: 53°55′27″N 18°43′48″E / 53.92417°N 18.73000°E / 53.92417; 18.73000