What does Grajewo mean?

What does Grajewo mean?

Grajewo ( pronounced [ɡraˈjɛvɔ]) is a town in north-eastern Poland with 21,499 inhabitants (2016). It is situated in the Podlaskie Voivodeship (since 1999); previously, it was in Łomża Voivodeship (1975–1998). It is the capital of Grajewo County.

What happened to Grajewo?

Between the world wars, Grajewo was the seat of a district office and had around 9,500 inhabitants. New schools were established in Grajewo in 1919 and 1931. Following the war, the Jewish population fell sharply. In 1921, 2,834 Jews lived in the town, 39% of the population.

What is the history of Warmia in Poland?

Warmia. Warmia is part of the historical province of Prussia and has traditionally strong connections with Masuria, but it remained Catholic and belonged to Poland before 1772. Warmia has been under the dominion of various states over the course of its history, most notably the Old Prussians, the Teutonic Knights,…

What does Warmia stand for?

Warmia (Polish: Warmia, Latin: Varmia, German: Ermland , Old Prussian: Wārmi, Lithuanian: Varmė) is a historical region in northern Poland. It is now the core of the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship.