Żarki Wielkie

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Żarki Wielkie
Village
Żarki Wielkie is located in Poland
Żarki Wielkie
Żarki Wielkie
Coordinates: 51°35′30″N 14°45′30″E / 51.59167°N 14.75833°E / 51.59167; 14.75833
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Lubusz
County Żary
Gmina Trzebiel

Żarki Wielkie [ˈʐarki ˈvjɛlkʲɛ] (German: Groß Särchen) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Trzebiel, within Żary County, Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland, close to the German border.[1] It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) south-west of Trzebiel, 27 km (17 mi) west of Żary, and 65 km (40 mi) south-west of Zielona Góra.

Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (see Territorial changes of Poland after World War II). After World War II the region was placed under Polish administration and ethnically cleansed according to the post-war Potsdam Agreement. The native German populace was expelled and replaced with Poles.

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Coordinates: 51°35′30″N 14°45′30″E / 51.59167°N 14.75833°E / 51.59167; 14.75833