Zalewo


For other similarly named places, see Zalewo, Ostróda County and Żalewo.
Zalewo
The marketplace
Flag
Coat of arms
Coordinates:
Country Poland
Voivodeship Warmian-Masurian
CountyIława
GminaZalewo
Founded13th century
Town rights1305
Area
 • Total8.22 km2 (3.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total2,977
 • Density360/km2 (940/sq mi)
Postal code
14-230
Websitehttp://www.zalewo.pl

Zalewo [zaˈlɛvɔ] (German: Saalfeld in Ostpreußen)[1] is a town in Iława County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, Poland, with 2,977 inhabitants (2008).

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History


The settlement was founded in the 13th century and was granted town rights in 1305.

During the Napoleonic Wars in 1807 Polish soldiers of General Jan Henryk Dąbrowski were quartered in the town.

Before 1945 the town German-settled and part of Germany, located in Kreis Mohrungen, province of East Prussia. During World War II it was destroyed in 70%.

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International relations


Twin towns — Sister cities

Famous people


References


  1. ^ "Former Territory of Germany" (in German). 2017-11-10.
  2. ^ a b "Miasta partnerskie" , Zalewo city portal (in Polish)









Categories: Cities and towns in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship | Iława County | Warmian-Masurian geography stubs




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