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Swinoujscie (Polish: Świnoujście, German: Swinemünde) is a town in Pomerania, north-western Poland, situated on the islands Uznam (Usedom) and Wolin (Wollin) with 43,200 inhabitants (1995). It is also a county-status town in the West Pomeranian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Szczecin Voivodship (1975-1998).

Swinoujscie is divided by Swina, a waterway connection between Szczecin (Stettin) and the Baltic Sea. The town has been a seaside resort since the beginning of the 19th century. On March 12, 1945, Swinoujscie suffered heavy destructions by US bombing. 23,000 people died, mainly refugees from East Prussia.


1950: ? inhabitants
1960: 17,000 inbabitants
1970: 28,100 inbabitants
1975: 42,400 inbabitants
1980: 47,100 inbabitants
1990: 43,300 inbabitants
1995: 43,200 inbabitants
2000: ? inbabitants