Henryków, Lower Silesian Voivodeship

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Henryków
Village
Cistercian monastery
Cistercian monastery
Henryków is located in Poland
Henryków
Henryków
Coordinates: 50°39′09″N 17°00′39″E / 50.65250°N 17.01083°E / 50.65250; 17.01083
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Ząbkowice Śląskie
Gmina Ziębice
Population 1,400

Henryków [xɛnˈrɨkuf] (German: Heinrichau) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Ziębice, within Ząbkowice Śląskie County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] Prior to 1945 it was in Germany.

It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) north of Ziębice, 16 kilometres (10 mi) north-east of Ząbkowice Śląskie, and 53 kilometres (33 mi) south of the regional capital Wrocław. The village has a population of 1,400.

A Latin chronicle, the Book of Henryków, compiled at Henryków abbey in the 13th century contains the first known sentence written in the Polish language.

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Coordinates: 50°39′09″N 17°00′39″E / 50.65250°N 17.01083°E / 50.65250; 17.01083