Łososiowice

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Łososiowice
Village
Łososiowice is located in Poland
Łososiowice
Łososiowice
Coordinates: 51°18′N 16°39′E / 51.300°N 16.650°E / 51.300; 16.650
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Wołów
Gmina Wołów
Population 219

Łososiowice [wɔsɔɕɔˈvit͡sɛ] (German: Losswitz) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Wołów, within Wołów County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] The earliest mention concerning Łososiowice dates from 1208.[2] It was destroyed in 1431 by the Hussite forces. In 1939 it had a population of 395. Prior to 1945 it was in Germany.

There is a baroque church from 1701 built there, with an inside matroneum. It has three tombstones of Stober family. It had a functioning Roman Catholic parish until 1945. The last pastor of the village, Alois Pohl, died probably during the Soviet offensive of 1945.

It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) south of Wołów, and 34 kilometres (21 mi) north-west of the regional capital Wrocław.

The village has a population of 219.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ Kodeks dyplomatyczny Śląska (volume II, K.Maleczyński and A.Skowrońska, Wydawnictwo PAN, Wrocław 1959).

Coordinates: 51°18′N 16°39′E / 51.300°N 16.650°E / 51.300; 16.650