Porajów

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Porajów
Village
Porajów is located in Poland
Porajów
Porajów
Coordinates: 50°53′04″N 14°49′57″E / 50.88444°N 14.83250°E / 50.88444; 14.83250
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Zgorzelec
Gmina Bogatynia
Population 2,500

Porajów [pɔˈrajuf] (German: Großporitsch) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Bogatynia, within Zgorzelec County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland, close to the Czech and German borders.[1] Prior to 1945 it was in Germany.

It lies approximately 11 kilometres (7 mi) west of Bogatynia, 32 kilometres (20 mi) south-west of Zgorzelec, and 157 kilometres (98 mi) west of the regional capital Wrocław.

The village has a population of 2,500. It lies on a railway line and road running from Zittau in Germany to Hrádek nad Nisou village in Liberec district in the Czech Republic; however the trains do not stop on Polish territory.

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Coordinates: 50°53′04″N 14°49′57″E / 50.88444°N 14.83250°E / 50.88444; 14.83250