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Skórzyn, Lubusz Voivodeship

For other places with the same name, see Skórzyn (disambiguation).

Coordinates: 52°7′N 15°1′E / 52.117°N 15.017°E / 52.117; 15.017

Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Lubusz
County Krosno Odrzańskie
Gmina Maszewo
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population 260

Skórzyn [ˈskuʐɨn] (German: Skyren, 1937-45 Teichwalde) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Maszewo, within Krosno Odrzańskie County, Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) north-east of Maszewo, 11 km (7 mi) north-west of Krosno Odrzańskie, 39 km (24 mi) north-west of Zielona Góra, and 71 km (44 mi) south of Gorzów Wielkopolski.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (see Territorial changes of Poland after World War II). The former German chancellor Leo von Caprivi died here on 6 February 1899.

The village has a population of 260.


Coordinates: 52°7′N 15°1′E / 52.117°N 15.017°E / 52.117; 15.017

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