Mechowo, Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Mechowo
Village
Caves in Mechowo
Caves in Mechowo
Mechowo is located in Poland
Mechowo
Mechowo
Coordinates: 54°42′48″N 18°16′46″E / 54.71333°N 18.27944°E / 54.71333; 18.27944
CountryPoland Poland
VoivodeshipPomeranian
CountyPuck
GminaGmina Puck
Population
409

Mechowo [mɛˈxɔvɔ] (German: Mechau, Kashubian: Mechòwa) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Puck, within Puck County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland.[1] It lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) west of Puck and 45 km (28 mi) north-west of the regional capital Gdańsk; the village has a population of 409.

The first mention of village was that it was owned by knights in the 13th century.[citation needed]

Mechowo is on the border of the Darżlubie forest. Points of interest include caves, a church built in 1742, 19th-century houses and an 18th-century manor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.

Coordinates: 54°42′48″N 18°16′46″E / 54.71333°N 18.27944°E / 54.71333; 18.27944