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Skarszewy (German: Schöneck) small town 40 km south of Gdansk (German: Danzig) in Pomerania, Northern Poland. Inhabitants: 6.809 (30. Juni 2005) between Kościerzyna (German: Berent) and Tczew (German: Dirschau) For alternative meanings of Gdańsk and Danzig, see Gdansk (disambiguation) and Danzig (disambiguation) Motto: Nec temere, nec timide (Neither rashly nor timidly) Voivodship Pomeranian Municipal government Rada miasta Gdańska Mayor Paweł Adamowicz Area 262 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 461 400 (2003) Ranked 6th 1... Historic Pomerania (outlined in yellow) on the background of modern country borders. ... KoÅ›cierzyna (German: ; Kashubian/Pomeranian: Kòscérzëna) is a town in Kashubia or Eastern Pomerania region, northwestern Poland, with some 24,000 inhabitants. ... Tczew (Kashubian: Derszowo; German Dirschau) is a town on the river Vistula in Eastern Pomerania region, in northern Poland with 60,000 inhabitants (2002). ...

19 villages belonging to the town (together: 13.934 inhabitants (30. Juni 2005))

Bączek (Bonscheck bzw. Eckertswalde), Bolesławowo (Modrowshorst), Bożpole Królewskie (Königlich Boschpol bzw. Gottfelde), Czarnocin (Schwarzhof), Demlin, Godziszewo (Gardschau), Jaroszewy (Jarischau bzw. Eberhardsdorf), Junkrowy (Jungfernberg), Kamierowo (Kamerau), Kamierowskie Piece (Kamerauofen), Koźmin (Koschmin), Malary (Mallar bzw. Möllershof), Mirowo Duże (Groß Mierau), Nowy Wiec (Neu Fietz), Obozin (Locken bzw. Thomaswalde), Pogódki (Pogutken), Szczozodrowo (Schadrau), Więckowy (Wenzkau) und Wolny Dwór (Freihof).

Polish name (German name)

History 1198 first notice of Schöneck, Order of St. John 1320 Schöneck obtains town rights 1370 the Order of St. John sells Schöneck to the Teutonic Order 1466 treaty of Torún (Thorn): Schöneck becomes a part of Royal Prussia (an authonomous region within Poland) 1772 annexed by the Kingdom of Prussiam 1818-1920 part of the Berent county within Western Prussia Province 1920 10. January annexed by Poland (See: Treaty of Versailles, Polish Corridor 1939-1945 Third Reich (Nazi Germany) 1945 Poland This page deals with the order after its revival in the 19th century. ... Teutonic Knights, charging into battle. ... Map of Royal Prussia Royal Prussia (Polish: Prusy Królewskie, German: Königliches Preussen) was the western part of two parts of Prussia, which previously were governed as one Lands of the Teutonic Order. ... Woodrow Wilson with the American Peace Commissioners For other treaties with this name, see Treaty of Versailles (disambiguation) The Treaty of Versailles (1919) was the peace treaty which officially ended World War I between the Allied and Associated Powers and the German Empire. ... A Polish map showing the territory known as the Polish Corridor The Polish Corridor was the name given to a strip of territory which was transferred from Germany to Poland by the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. ...

54° 04' N, 18° 26' O

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