Wola Sękowa

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Location
49°30'16"N
022°00'15"E
Country
 Poland
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Wola Sękowa [ˈvɔla sɛŋˈkɔva] (Ukrainian: Воля Сенькова, Volia Sen’kova) is a village in East Małopolska in the Bukowsko Upland mountains, Bukowsko rural commune, parish in Bukowsko. Wola Sękowa is about 24 kilometres (15 mi) from Sanok in southeast Poland near the border with Slovakia and Ukraine. It is situated below the main watershed at the foot of the Słonne Mountain, and has an elevation of 340 metres. It is located in the Subcarpathian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Krosno Voivodship (1975–1998) and Sanok district, (16 km or 10 mi east of Sanok). Nearby towns include Medzilaborce and Palota (in northeastern Slovakia). The village lies near the Pielnica River at the foot of the Bukowica mountains, which are the main trail in Pogórze Bukowskie.

History

On April 1946 the village was attacked by a strong unit of UPA and some buildings were burnt. Only over a dozen years after the war the village started to rebuild.

Hiking trails

European walking route E8

Literature

Prof. Adam Fastnacht. Slownik Historyczno-Geograficzny Ziemi Sanockiej w Średniowieczu (Historic-Geographic Dictionary of the Sanok District in the Middle Ages), Kraków, 2002, ISBN 83-88385-14-3.
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