Dobromierz, Lower Silesian Voivodeship

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Dobromierz
Village
Saint Archangel Michael Church
Saint Archangel Michael Church
Coat of arms of Dobromierz
Coat of arms
Dobromierz is located in Poland
Dobromierz
Dobromierz
Coordinates: 50°54′40″N 16°14′19″E / 50.91111°N 16.23861°E / 50.91111; 16.23861
Country  Poland
Voivodeship Lower Silesian
County Świdnica
Gmina Dobromierz
Population 800
Website http://www.dobromierz.pl/

Dobromierz [dɔˈbrɔmjɛʂ] (German: Hohenfriedeberg) is a village-sized municipality in Świdnica County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland.[1] The municipality lies approximately 16 kilometres (10 mi) north-west of Świdnica, and 61 kilometres (38 mi) south-west of the regional capital Wrocław. It has a population of 800.

It is the main municipality and the seat of the administrative district (gmina) called Gmina Dobromierz.

Dobromierz

First mentioned as Vrideberch in a 1307 deed, it received town privileges about 1409. The area was the site of Frederick the Great's victory at the Battle of Hohenfriedberg (Hohenfriedeberg), fought between Austria and Prussia on June 4, 1745 during the War of the Austrian Succession.

Prior to 1945 it was in Germany.

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Coordinates: 50°54′40″N 16°14′19″E / 50.91111°N 16.23861°E / 50.91111; 16.23861