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Administrative division of Puck County
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Administrative division of Puck County

Puck County (Polish: powiat pucki) is a powiat (county) located about 40 km north of Gdańsk, in Poland, in Pomeranian Voivodeship. The county seat is the town of Puck. The population numbers 73,456 (2005). Its area is 577,85 km². Image File history File links Pomorskie_pucki. ... Image File history File links Pomorskie_pucki. ... Pomerania Voivodeship (Polish: województwo pomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodeship in northern Poland within the historic region of Eastern Pomerania. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2059x1217, 247 KB) pl: powiat pucki, woj. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (2059x1217, 247 KB) pl: powiat pucki, woj. ... A powiat (pronounced povyat; plural, powiaty) is the Polish third-level unit of administration, equivalent to a county, district or prefecture (NUTS-3) in some countries. ... GdaÅ„sk (?· i; German: , Kashubian: , Latin: ; older English Dantzig also other languages) is the sixth-largest city in Poland, and also its principal seaport and the capital of the Pomeranian Voivodship. ... Pomerania Voivodeship (Polish: województwo pomorskie) is an administrative region or voivodeship in northern Poland within the historic region of Eastern Pomerania. ... Puck (pronounce: [puʦk], Kashubian/Pomeranian: Pùck ; German Putzig) is a town on the south coasts of the Baltic Sea in Eastern Pomerania region, north-western Poland with some 12,000 inhabitants. ...


County is divided into 7 communes: 4 municipal (towns: Puck, Władysławowo, Jastarnia and Hel) and 3 rural (Kosakowo, Krokowa and Puck). Gmina is the principal unit (lowest level) of the territorial division in Poland, and is equivalent to a commune or municipality. ... Puck (pronounce: [puʦk], Kashubian/Pomeranian: Pùck ; German Putzig) is a town on the south coasts of the Baltic Sea in Eastern Pomerania region, north-western Poland with some 12,000 inhabitants. ... WÅ‚adysÅ‚awowo (Kashubian/Pomeranian: Wiôlgô Wies) is a town on the south coasts of the Baltic Sea in the Kashubia or Eastern Pomerania region, north-western Poland, with some 10,000 inhabitants. ... Jastarnia (German: ) is a small town in Pomeranian Voivodship, Poland. ... Hel (pronounce: [xÉ›l], Kashubian Hél, German Hela) is a town in Puck County, Pomeranian Voivodship, Poland, located on the tip of the Hel peninsula, some 33 kilometres from the Polish mainland. ...


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Geographical objects: Caves in Mechowo Mechowo is a village in Poland in Puck County, Pomeranian Voivodeship at the border of the Darżlubie forest, close to Puck, Tricity. ... Piaśnica is a river and a village in Pomerania in Northern Poland. ... Rewa Sandbar Rewa is a village in Puck County within the Pomeranian Voivodeship of northern Poland. ... Żarnowiec is a village in northern Poland, in the northern part of the Pomeranian Voivodship, close to Żarnowiec Lake. ...

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Puck Bay and Hel Peninsula as seen from Landsat satellite in 2000 Bay of Puck or Puck Bay (Polish: Zatoka Pucka) is a shallow western part of the Bay of Gdańsk in the southern Baltic Sea, off the shores of Polish land of Gdańsk Pomerania. ... Hel Peninsula as seen from Landsat satellite in 2000 Hel Peninsula (Polish Mierzeja Helska) is a 35 km long and sand-bar peninsula in northern Poland separating the Bay of Puck from the open Baltic Sea. ... Reda is a river in northern Poland in Pomeranian Voivodship. ...

External link

  • Official Puck County webpage
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Pomeranian Voivodeship counties
City counties: Gdynia | Gdańsk | Słupsk | Sopot
Land counties: Bytów | Chojnice | Człuchów | Pruszcz Gdański | Kartuzy | Kościerzyna | Kwidzyn | Lębork | Malbork | Nowy Dwór Gdański | Puck | Słupsk | Starogard | Sztum | Tczew | Wejherowo

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Belonging to the municipal gmina are the farmstead Heinrichshof, the forestry station Kepino, the Prangenthal brickyard, the Seefeld steam mill, and the farmstead Tannenberg.
The Puck castellany was bordered on the north and east by the Baltic, on the west by Zarnowiec and nearby lake Piasnica, and the village of Gowino; on the south it extended to Oksywie on the sea and to Miloszewo and Bedargowo (see Toeppen, Histororisch-Comparative Geographie von Preussen, 1858, page 44).
Puck, however, covered itself in glory during the second Swedish war, opposing the mighty fleet of King Charles X Gustav, which the latter send under Wrangel's command from Wolgast to Gdansk and Puck.
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