Świecko, seen from the east
Świecko "[ˈɕfʲɛt͡skɔ] (German: Schwetig) is a "village in the administrative district of "Gmina Słubice, within "Słubice County, "Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland, close to "Frankfurt an der Oder on the "German border. It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) south of "Słubice, 66 km (41 mi) south-west of Gorzów Wielkopolski, and 74 km (46 mi) north-west of Zielona Góra.
The village has a population of 180.
The important "A2 autostrada (Poland), which is part of the "European route E30, crosses the border near the village. The road connects with the German "A12 autobahn at "Frankfurt an der Oder, where the two motorways are linked by a motorway bridge across the "River Oder.
All border controls at this crossing ceased as at 21 December 2007 when Poland joined the "Schengen Area.
The village is the site of a former "German-nazi concentration camp which functioned during World War II.
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