Ciechania

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Location
49°27'00"N
021°31'00"E
Country
 Poland
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Ciechania [t͡ɕeˈxaɲa] (Ukrainian: Тиханя, Tykhania) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Krempna, within Jasło County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland, close to the border with Slovakia. It lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) south of Krempna, 34 km (21 mi) south of Jasło, and 74 km (46 mi) south-west of the regional capital Rzeszów.The village was founded by the Stadnicki family in the 16th century. At the end of the World War II it was a strong defensive outpost of the German forces. During the Battle of the Dukla Pass it was destroyed. Up to 2006 there was a picturesque tourist track through the Ciechania valley which was closed by the authorities of the Magura National Park.
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