Mazury

 

storks in Mazury

storks in Mazury

Mazury (English: Masuria; German: Masuren) – a region in northeastern Poland with about 2.000 lakes and a very complicated history. Once upon a time inhabited by Old Prussians, called also Baltic Prussians in the lands of Pomesania, Pogesania, Galindia, Bartia, and Sudovia. Next ruled by the Knights of the Teutonic Order invited to Poland by a Duke Konrad Mazowiecki in 1226 (also under the rule of the Polish crown). Today a part of Poland in the European Union.

 

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