is a village
in Radzyń Podlaski County
, Lublin Voivodeship
, in eastern Poland. It is the seat of the gmina
(administrative district) called Gmina Kąkolewnica
It lies approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) north of Radzyń Podlaski
and 77 km (48 mi) north of the regional capital Lublin
Kąkolewnica became a unified village on 1 January 2011, formed from the formerly separate villages of Kąkolewnica Północna, Kąkolewnica Południowa, Kąkolewnica Wschodnia (north, south and east Kąkolewnica) and Rudnik.
Kąkolewnica was the location of the communist killing fields at Uroczysko Baran – known in Poland as the "Little Katyn" – perpetrated during the advancement of the Red Army across the Polish territories in 1944–1945.
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