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Sokoski
02-16-2021, 10:34 PM
Does Poland differ genetically by region. Such as, is Eastern Poland more Slavic and is Western Poland more germanic?

CyrylBojarski
02-16-2021, 10:52 PM
Does Poland differ genetically by region. Such as, is Eastern Poland more Slavic and is Western Poland more germanic?

Yes it differs, but keep in mind that majority of people that now live in western regions of Poland are more Slavic, than who live in central regions, because there was resettlement of Poles from Lwow, Grodno, Brest https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polish_population_transfers_(1944%E2%80%931946) to territories, that were under German control before World War II

Polish average on G25 is about quarter Celto-Germanic and 3/4 Balto-Slavic. In western regions you can find people, whom even half of DNA is of Western European origins and in Eastern regions who have little of it and very high Slavic genetics

Also in northeast parts of Poland there are people with very high amount of Baltic DNA

Vognejar
09-20-2021, 01:16 PM
And who is considered to be the North-Central Poles by dialect, origin? I am Ukrainian and I have this region in Poland

sirdan
09-20-2021, 01:33 PM
Here are maps of dialects and historical (medieval?) regions.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dialects_of_Polish
https://histmag.org/krainy-historyczne-w-polsce-10-faktow-ktore-warto-poznac-13225

Hard to say about medieval connections, but after WWII quite much polish population migrated to today west and north Poland from Ukraine (Kresy). Wonder if your testing company could detect such migration to include in their ethnic regions or genetic groups.

Vognejar
09-21-2021, 06:06 AM
Here are maps of dialects and historical (medieval?) regions.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dialects_of_Polish
https://histmag.org/krainy-historyczne-w-polsce-10-faktow-ktore-warto-poznac-13225

Hard to say about medieval connections, but after WWII quite much polish population migrated to today west and north Poland from Ukraine (Kresy). Wonder if your testing company could detect such migration to include in their ethnic regions or genetic groups.

Could the Malopolska province (in its composition Chervona Rus') be so influenced? And what about the second option - Great Moravia?

Tora_sama
10-26-2021, 08:15 PM
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