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Coat of arms of Bierutów
Coat of arms
Bierutów is located in Poland
Coordinates: 51°8′N 17°32′E / 51.133°N 17.533°E / 51.133; 17.533
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Oleśnica
Gmina Bierutów
 • Total 8.36 km2 (3.23 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 5,066
 • Density 610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Postal code 56-420

Bierutów [bʲɛˈrutuf] (German: Bernstadt an der Weide) is a town in Oleśnica County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Bierutów. Prior to 1945 it was in Germany. (For more information on the history of the region, see Silesia.)

The town lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) south-east of Oleśnica, and 35 kilometres (22 mi) east of the regional capital Wrocław.

As at 2006, the town has a population of 5,066.

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Coordinates: 51°07′40″N 17°32′20″E / 51.12778°N 17.53889°E / 51.12778; 17.53889