Ujazd

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Ujazd
Ujest
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UjazdUjest is located in Poland
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Ujazd
Ujest
Coordinates: 50°23′26″N 18°21′15″E / 50.39056°N 18.35417°E / 50.39056; 18.35417
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Strzelce
Gmina Ujazd
Area
 • Total 14.69 km2 (5.67 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,652
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Postal code 47-143
Website http://www.ujazd.pl

Ujazd [ˈujast] (German: Ujest) is a town in Strzelce County in Opole Voivodeship of Poland. Population 1,647. 70% of the town infrastructure was destroyed in the Second World War.

The town lies on bank of the river Kłodnica.[1] Tourist attractions in the town include the Ujazd castle (formerly used by bishops of Wrocław) and two churches: 17th century baroque church, 19th century neogothic church.

Duke of Ujest[edit]

Ujazd (prior to 1945 part of Prussia) was original geographic location for the title the duke of Ujest, that was used by the head of the family of HohenloheÖhringen, a branch (1823) of that of Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen. Prince Hugo of Hohenlohe-Öhringen was created first duke of Ujest in 1861, and in 1897 was succeeded by his son Christian Kraft (born 1848). The duke was an hereditary member of the upper houses of Württemberg and Prussia.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chisholm 1911, p. 564.
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Coordinates: 50°24′N 18°21′E / 50.400°N 18.350°E / 50.400; 18.350