Głuszyca

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Głuszyca
Coat of arms of Głuszyca
Coat of arms
Głuszyca is located in Poland
Głuszyca
Głuszyca
Coordinates: 50°41′N 16°22′E / 50.683°N 16.367°E / 50.683; 16.367
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Wałbrzych
Gmina Głuszyca
Area
 • Total 16.21 km2 (6.26 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 6,999
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Postal code 58-340
Website http://www.gluszyca.pl

Głuszyca [ɡwuˈʂɨt͡sa] (German: Wüstegiersdorf) is a town in Wałbrzych County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Głuszyca, close to the Czech border. Prior to 1945 it was in Germany. (For more information about the history of the region, see Silesia.)

The town lies approximately 13 kilometres (8 mi) south-east of Wałbrzych, and 69 kilometres (43 mi) south-west of the regional capital Wrocław.

As at 2006, the town has a population of 6,999.

Coordinates: 50°41′N 16°22′E / 50.683°N 16.367°E / 50.683; 16.367