Barcinek, Lower Silesian Voivodeship

Coordinates: 50°56′N 15°36′E / 50.933°N 15.600°E / 50.933; 15.600Coordinates: 50°56′N 15°36′E / 50.933°N 15.600°E / 50.933; 15.600
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Jelenia Góra
Gmina Stara Kamienica
Population 610

Barcinek [barˈt͡ɕinɛk] (German: Berthelsdorf) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Stara Kamienica, within Jelenia Góra County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 4 kilometres (2 mi) north-east of Stara Kamienica, 11 km (7 mi) west of Jelenia Góra, and 103 km (64 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław.

Prior to 1945 it was in Germany. After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration and ethnically cleansed according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced with Poles.

The village has a population of 610.


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