Skierbieszów


Skierbieszów

Infobox Settlement
name = Skierbieszów
settlement_type = Village
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = POL
subdivision_type1 = Voivodeship
subdivision_name1 = Lublin
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Zamość County
subdivision_type3 = Gmina
subdivision_name3 = Skierbieszów
latd = 50
latm = 51
lats = 6
latNS = N
longd = 23
longm = 21
longs = 55
longEW = E
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elevation_m = 208
population_total = 1317
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Skierbieszów IPA-pl| [|s|k|j|e|r|'|b|j|e|sz|u|f|] is a village in Zamość County, Lublin Voivodeship, in eastern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Skierbieszów. It lies on the river Wolica, approximately convert|17|km|mi|0 north-east of Zamość and convert|71|km|mi|0|abbr=on south-east of the regional capital Lublin.cite web |url=http://www.stat.gov.pl/broker/access/prefile/listPreFiles.jspa |title=Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal) |date=2008-06-01 |language=Polish] The village has a population of 1,317. There is a castle in the village.

The Polish inhabitants of Skierbieszów were expelled in November 1942 to make room for German settlers. The village was renamed Heidenstein until the occupation of the region by Soviet forces in 1944.

Famous people

*German President Horst Köhler

External links

* [http://www.regioset.pl/gazeta.php?choice=589 Skierbieszów website]

References


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