Place:Ziębice, Wrocław, Poland

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NameZiębice
Alt namesMünsterbergsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1991) I-117
Münsterbergsource: Wikipedia
Zi̜ebicesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeTown
Coordinates50.617°N 17.017°E
Located inWrocław, Poland
Also located inDolnoślaskie, Poland    
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Ziębice is a town in Ząbkowice Śląskie County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Ziębice. Prior to 1945 it was in Germany. (For more information about the history of the region, see Silesia.) During the Middle Ages, Münsterberg (Ziębice) was the capital of a Silesian duchy, the Duchy of Münsterberg (Ziębice).

The town lies on the Oława River, approximately east of Ząbkowice Śląskie and south of the regional capital Wrocław.

As at 2006, the town has a population of 9,234. It has a sister city relationship with Brighton, Colorado.

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