Miastko [ˈmʲastkɔ] (Kashubian: Miastkò, German: Rummelsburg)[1], is a town in the Middle Pomerania region of northwestern Poland. Administratively it has since 1999 been part of Bytów County in the Pomeranian Voivodeship; previously (1975–1998) it had been in Słupsk Voivodeship.

Miastko
Miastko in 2009
Miastko in 2009
Flag of Miastko
Flag
Coat of arms of Miastko
Coat of arms
Miastko is located in Poland
Miastko
Miastko
Coordinates: 54°1′N 16°59′E / 54.017°N 16.983°E / 54.017; 16.983
Country Poland
Voivodeship Pomeranian
CountyBytów
GminaMiastko
Government
 • MayorRoman Ramion
Area
 • Total5.68 km2 (2.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Total10,738
 • Density1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
Postal code
77–200
Websitehttp://www.miastko.pl/
Church of Our Lady, July 2004

HistoryEdit

Between 1815 and 1945 the town belonged to the Prussian Province of Pomerania. On 2 March 1945, it was taken by the Red Army, after which it was placed under Polish administration.

In 2012 a monument dedicated to the Polish Nation was unveiled in the town park.[2]

PopulationEdit

  • 1950: 1,500
  • 1960: 5,500
  • 1970: 8,100
  • 1975: 9,800
  • 1980: 10,000
  • 2004: 12,000
  • 2016: 10,738

GalleryEdit

Notable residentsEdit

International relationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Former Territory of Germany" (in German). 2017-11-26.
  2. ^ "Pomnik Narodu Polskiego w Miastku odsłonięty (zdjęcia, wideo), "Głos Pomorza"" (in Polish). Retrieved June 11, 2019.

Coordinates: 54°01′N 16°59′E / 54.017°N 16.983°E / 54.017; 16.983