Łagów, Świebodzin County

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Łagów
Village
March of Brandenburg Gate and Tower
March of Brandenburg Gate and Tower
Flag of Łagów
Flag
Coat of arms of Łagów
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
Perła Ziemi Lubuskiej
Pearl of Lubusz Land
Łagów is located in Poland
Łagów
Łagów
Coordinates: 52°20′N 15°18′E / 52.333°N 15.300°E / 52.333; 15.300
CountryPoland
VoivodeshipLubusz
CountyŚwiebodzin
GminaŁagów
Established13th century
City rights1727-1932
Population
 (2006)
1,600
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
66-220
Area code(s)+48 68
Car platesFSW
Websitewww.lagow.pl

Łagów [ˈwaɡuf] (German: Lagow) is a village in Świebodzin County, Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Łagów.[1] It lies approximately 19 kilometres (12 mi) north-west of Świebodzin, 45 km (28 mi) south of Gorzów Wielkopolski, and 46 km (29 mi) north of Zielona Góra. The village has a population of approximately 1,600.

It features a spectacular lake divided by the village center in the middle, including the Castle of the Order of St. John. The village gives its name to a protected area called Łagów Landscape Park.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.

Coordinates: 52°19′57″N 15°17′37″E / 52.33250°N 15.29361°E / 52.33250; 15.29361