Brzezinki, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship

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Location
53°18'37"N
019°24'30"E
Country
 Poland
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Brzezinki [bʐɛˈʑinki], until 1951 (German: Birkenek) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Zbiczno, within Brodnica County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, in north-central Poland. It lies 4 kilometres (2 mi) south-east of Zbiczno, 7 km (4 mi) north of Brodnica, and 62 km (39 mi) north-east of Toruń. The village has a population of 240.

History

In autumn of 1939, Nazi German soldiers executed around 400 Polish civilians from Brodnica and nearby villages, in the forest in Brzezinki.

Notable people

Franciszek Koprowski, Polish military officer and Olympian
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