Chrzelice

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Chrzelice
Village
Chrzelice is located in Poland
Chrzelice
Chrzelice
Coordinates: 50°28′N 17°44′E / 50.467°N 17.733°E / 50.467; 17.733
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Prudnik
Gmina Biała
Population 654
Website http://chrzelice.pl/

Chrzelice [xʂɛˈlʲit͡sɛ] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Biała, within Prudnik County, Opole Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] It lies approximately 9 kilometres (6 mi) north-east of Biała Prudnicka, 20 km (12 mi) north-east of Prudnik, and 27 km (17 mi) south-west of the regional capital Opole.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (see Territorial changes of Poland after World War II).

The village has a population of 654.

It is also the birthplace of unicycle handball, where it was invented in the late 1970s.

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Coordinates: 50°28′N 17°44′E / 50.467°N 17.733°E / 50.467; 17.733