Barciany -


Coat of arms
Country Poland
68 m (223 ft)

Barciany [barˈt͡ɕanɨ] (German: Barten) is a village in Kętrzyn County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland, close to the border with the Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Barciany.[1] It lies approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi) north of Kętrzyn and 74 km (46 mi) north-east of the regional capital Olsztyn.

Its name originates from the name of an Old Prussian tribe, the Bartians. An Ordensburg was erected in 1325, but stone was not used until 1377.

The village has a population of 1,100.

Notable people


Categories: Villages in Kętrzyn County | Castles of the Teutonic Knights | Kętrzyn County geography stubs

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