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. The town lies on the Oława River, approximately east of Ząbkowice Śląskie and south of the regional capital Wrocław. The town is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Ziębice. During the Middle Ages, Münsterberg (Ziębice) was the capital of a Silesian duchy, the Duchy of Münsterberg (Ziębice). Prior to 1945 the town was, along with most of Silesia settled by Germans and part of Germany. As at 2006, the town has a population of 9,234. It has a sister city relationship with Brighton, Colorado.

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