Place:Kętrzyn, Olsztyn, Poland

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NameKętrzyn
Alt namesK̜etrzynsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Rastenburgsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-143
TypeTown
Coordinates54.083°N 21.4°E
Located inOlsztyn, Poland
Also located inWarmińsko-Mazurskie, Poland    
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Kętrzyn (German: Rastenburg, from Lithuanian and Old Prussian Raistpilis - "a castle in the swamps"); until 1950 ), is a town in northeastern Poland with 28,351 inhabitants (2004). Situated in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship (since 1999), Kętrzyn was previously in Olsztyn Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is the capital of Kętrzyn County. The city was named after Wojciech Kętrzyński in 1950.

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