Małomice

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Małomice
Coat of arms of Małomice
Coat of arms
Małomice is located in Poland
Małomice
Małomice
Coordinates: 51°33′26″N 15°26′58″E / 51.55722°N 15.44944°E / 51.55722; 15.44944
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lubusz
County Żagań
Gmina Małomice
Area
 • Total 5.25 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 3,623
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Postal code 67-320
Website http://www.malomice.pl

Małomice [mawɔˈmʲit͡sɛ] (German: Mallmitz) is a town in Żagań County, Lubusz Voivodeship, Poland, with 3,671 inhabitants (2004). It is situated on the Bóbr river between Szprotawa and Żagań.

Originally part of Silesia, Małomice had been a centre of smelting bog iron by bloomery hearthes since medieval times. It received town privileges in 1572. The native German population was expelled and replaced with Poles.

Notable residents[edit]

Twin town[edit]

Coordinates: 51°33′N 15°27′E / 51.550°N 15.450°E / 51.550; 15.450