Kijewo, Greater Poland Voivodeship

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Location
52°12'00"N
017°16'59"E
Country
 Poland
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Kijewo [kiˈjɛvɔ] (German: Stockheim) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Środa Wielkopolska, within Środa Wielkopolska County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in west-central Poland. It lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) south of Środa Wielkopolska and 34 km (21 mi) south-east of the regional capital Poznań. The village has a population of 330. During the German occupation of Poland (World War II), on September 17, 1939, the Gestapo murdered 21 Poles from the neighbouring town of Środa Wielkopolska in the village.In 2017 and 2018 parts of the village were included within the town limits of Środa Wielkopolska.

Notable people

Alfred Milewski (born 1935), Polish military officer, who fought in the Greater Poland uprising (1918–19), Polish–Soviet War and World War II
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