Platerówka

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Platerówka
Village
Platerówka is located in Poland
Platerówka
Platerówka
Coordinates: 51°4′N 15°11′E / 51.067°N 15.183°E / 51.067; 15.183Coordinates: 51°4′N 15°11′E / 51.067°N 15.183°E / 51.067; 15.183
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Lubań
Gmina Platerówka
Population 580

Platerówka [platɛˈrufka] (German: Nieder Linde) is a village in Lubań County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] It is the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Platerówka. Prior to 1945 it was in Germany.

It lies approximately 10 kilometres (6 mi) south-west of Lubań, and 130 kilometres (81 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław.

The village has a population of 580.

The name Platerówka comes from the name of the Polish Independent Women’s Battalion, Emilia Plater (of the Polish I Corps in the Soviet Union), whose soldiers inhabited the village.

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