Place:Oliva, Danziger Höhe, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany

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NameOliva
Alt namesOliwasource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeNeighborhood
Coordinates54.4°N 18.567°E
Located inDanziger Höhe, Westpreußen, Preußen, Germany     ( - 1920)
Also located inGdańsk, Pomorze, Poland     (1926 - )
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Oliwa, also Oliva is one of the quarters of Gdańsk, Poland. From east it borders Przymorze and Żabianka, from the north Sopot and from the south with the districts of Strzyża, VII Dwór and Brętowo, while from the west with Matarnia and Osowa. It is known for its medieval monastery, the 1627 Battle of Oliva and the 1660 Peace of Oliva.

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Mennonites were known to have lived in Oliva in the late 18th and/or early 19th centuries.

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