Zdzieszowice

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Zdzieszowice
Memorial to the Silesian Uprisings, Zdzieszowice town centre
Memorial to the Silesian Uprisings, Zdzieszowice town centre
Flag of Zdzieszowice
Flag
Coat of arms of Zdzieszowice
Coat of arms
Zdzieszowice is located in Poland
Zdzieszowice
Zdzieszowice
Coordinates: 50°25′9″N 18°7′25″E / 50.41917°N 18.12361°E / 50.41917; 18.12361Coordinates: 50°25′9″N 18°7′25″E / 50.41917°N 18.12361°E / 50.41917; 18.12361
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Opole
County Krapkowice
Gmina Zdzieszowice
Government
 • Mayor vacant[1]
Area
 • Total 12.35 km2 (4.77 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 13,127
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 47-330
Car plates OKR
Website http://www.zdzieszowice.pl

Zdzieszowice [zd͡ʑɛʂɔˈvit͡sɛ] (German: Deschowitz, 1936–1945: Odertal O.S.) is a town in Krapkowice County, Opole Voivodeship, Poland, with 13,127 inhabitants (2007). The synthetic oil plant at "Schaffgotsch Benzin GmbH in Deschowitz-Beuthen, Odertal (Upper Silesia)" began production in 1939[2] and was a target of the Oil Campaign of World War II.

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Zdzieszowice is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://polen-heute.de/vertreter-der-deutschen-minderheit-ermordet-65260/
  2. ^ Strange, Anthony N (2003). "Germany’s Synthetic Fuel Industry 1927-45" (pdf). Fischer-Tropsch.org. Retrieved 2009-10-20.